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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Minnesota


Around 2.7% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 5,015 technology professionals graduate from Minnesota's 84 technology schools.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 581 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

Carleton College, which is located in Northfield, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 17th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 24 students from its technology program. Carleton College charged in-state students $41,304 in tuition fees per year.

College of Saint Benedict, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It is located in Saint Joseph. In 2010, 1 students graduated from College of Saint Benedict technology program. The tuition rate at College of Saint Benedict was $32,246 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Minnesota's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,430 per year, though tuition can range from $41,304 per year to $3,728 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Minnesota were:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year
  3. Gustavus Adolphus College - located in Saint Peter, students are charged $33,500 per year

The technology schools in Minnesota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Anoka-Ramsey Community College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,551 per year
  3. Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year

A technology degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Minnesota technology professionals:

  1. Anoka County - 2,180 technology professionals
  2. Becker County - 140 technology professionals
  3. Brown County - 130 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,820 technology professionals will be working in Minnesota state. This would require the number of technology professionals to grow by 3%.

Salary

technology professionals in Minnesota earn $60,345 per year on average. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $16,690 per year or as much as more than $95,790 per year in Minnesota. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for technology professionals:

  1. Anoka County - $63,945 per year
  2. Dodge County - $58,420 per year
  3. Carlton County - $56,150 per year

The following counties in Minnesota have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Blue Earth County - $23,000 per year
  2. Brown County - $46,545 per year
  3. Becker County - $49,060 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $69,060 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,630 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $69,060 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,630 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Technology in Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,730 $69,060 -0.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,170 $51,630 -65.5%
 

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Below are technology related jobs in Minnesota