Information Systems in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Information Systems Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Mississippi receive information systems degrees every year. Thus, Mississippi's 21 information systems schools put out approximately 301 information systems professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information systems program is Mississippi State University. Mississippi State University, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Mississippi State. 78 students graduated with a degree in information systems from Mississippi State University in 2010. Mississippi State University charged in-state students $5,461 in tuition fees per year.

University of Mississippi Main Campus, which is located in University, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information systems program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 40 students graduated from University of Mississippi Main Campus information systems program. Students at University of Mississippi Main Campus paid $5,436 per year in tuition fees.

University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a information systems program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. 56 students graduated with degree in information systems from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. University of Southern Mississippi charged in-state students $5,452 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's information systems schools ranges from $27,812 per year to $1,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,374 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi information systems schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute - located in Madison, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi information systems schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Holmes Community College - located in Goodman, students are charged $1,938 per year
  3. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year

An information systems degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi information systems professionals:

  1. Copiah County - 380 information systems professionals
  2. Alcorn County - 170 information systems professionals
  3. Hancock County - 150 information systems professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of information systems professionals is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,260 information systems professionals working in the Mississippi then.

Salary

information systems professionals in Mississippi make an average of $76,180 per year. In 2010, however, some Mississippi information systems professional earned as little as less than $36,190 per year or as much as more than $137,600 per year. Information systems professionals in the following Mississippi counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Copiah County - $83,580 per year
  2. George County - $80,380 per year
  3. Forrest County - $78,090 per year

Information systems professionals in the following counties in Mississippi make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Alcorn County - $66,530 per year
  2. Attala County - $68,650 per year
  3. Adams County - $72,380 per year

On average, the highest paid information systems professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $76,180 per year

On average, the lowest paid information systems professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $76,180 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Systems in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems in Mississippi
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Systems in Mississippi
  • Certificate in Information Systems in Mississippi

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,010 $76,180 0.0%
 

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