Information Technology in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Massachusetts


Approximately 0.5% of graduates in of Massachusetts receive information technology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,154 information technology professionals graduate from Massachusetts' 49 information technology schools.

Top Schools

Harvard University, which was ranked 0th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a information technology program. It is located in Cambridge. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Harvard University's information technology program. Harvard University charged in-state students $38,415 in tuition fees per year.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a information technology program. It is located in Cambridge. In 2010, 22 students graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology information technology program. Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology paid $39,212 per year in tuition fees.

Tufts University, which is located in Medford, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 12th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Tufts University graduated 32 students from its information technology programs. The tuition rate at Tufts University was $41,598 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Massachusetts information technology school, average tuition will be $19,344 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,144 per year to $41,598 per year. In 2010, the following Massachusetts information technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Tufts University - located in Medford, students are charged $41,598 per year
  2. Wheaton College - located in Norton, students are charged $41,084 per year
  3. Boston College - located in Chestnut Hill, students are charged $40,542 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Massachusetts information technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year
  2. Northern Essex Community College - located in Haverhill, students are charged $3,384 per year
  3. Bristol Community College - located in Fall River, students are charged $3,578 per year

An information technology degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Massachusetts information technology professionals:

  1. Bristol County - 9,160 information technology professionals
  2. Middlesex County - 2,060 information technology professionals
  3. Windham County - 640 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of information technology professionals in the state of Massachusetts will grow to 14,590. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn $134,380 per year. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts information technology professional earned as little as less than $57,180 per year or as much as more than $164,710 per year. Information technology professionals in the following Massachusetts counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $138,515 per year
  2. Windham County - $129,280 per year
  3. Bristol County - $122,543 per year

Information technology professionals in the following counties in Massachusetts make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $96,615 per year
  2. Worcester County - $97,480 per year
  3. Barnstable County - $112,740 per year

On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in Massachusetts were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $134,380 per year

The information technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $134,380 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in information technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as information technology or computer networking.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in Massachusetts
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Massachusetts
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Massachusetts
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 12,940 $134,380 25.3%
 

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