Computer Programming in Montana

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Schools Offering Computer Programming Programs in Montana


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Montana graduates receive degrees in computer programming. That means an estimated 21 computer programmers graduate from Montana's 3 computer programming schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana that has a computer programming program is Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Billings. 9 students graduated with a degree in computer programming from Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology in 2010. Tuition at Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology was $3,693 per year.

The second-ranked school in Montana with a computer programming program is University of Montana-Helena College of Technology, which is located in Helena. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. In 2010, University of Montana-Helena College of Technology graduated 12 students from its computer programming program. Tuition at University of Montana-Helena College of Technology was $3,030 per year.

The third-ranked school in Montana that has a computer programming program is Fort Peck Community College. Fort Peck Community College, which was ranked 94th in the country in 2010, is located in Poplar. Tuition at Fort Peck Community College was $2,250 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Montana's computer programming schools ranges from $3,693 per year to $2,250 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,991 per year. In 2010, the computer programming schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year
  2. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  3. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana computer programming schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year
  2. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology - located in Helena, students are charged $3,030 per year
  3. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology - located in Billings, students are charged $3,693 per year

A computer programming degree from a Montana school... what next?

A large number of Montana computer programming graduates become computer programmers. Montana had 650 computer programmers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Montana computer programmers:

  1. Beaverhead County - 280 computer programmers
  2. Missoula County - 170 computer programmers
  3. Carbon County - 70 computer programmers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer programmers in the state of Montana will grow to 1,070. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

A computer programmer in Montana earns $57,190 per year on average. A computer programmer in the following Montana counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Flathead County - $61,730 per year
  2. Cascade County - $57,970 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $57,680 per year

The following counties in Montana have the lowest average salaries for computer programmers:

  1. Carbon County - $49,520 per year
  2. Missoula County - $57,340 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $57,680 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer programming in Montana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer programming or computer science, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Programming in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,115 miles from location Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology Billings MT 15.6033 n/a 1,406
7,257 miles from location University of Montana-Helena College of Technology Helena MT 12.9532 n/a 1,380
6,922 miles from location Fort Peck Community College Poplar MT 6.09651 n/a 427
 

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