Information Technology in Montana

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Montana


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Montana students graduate with degrees in information technology. That means an estimated 32 information technology professionals graduate from Montana's 10 information technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The University of Montana, which is located in Missoula, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 37th in the country in 2010. 12 students graduated with a degree in information technology from The University of Montana in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Montana was $5,476 per year.

Montana State University-Northern, which is located in Havre, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Montana State University-Northern graduated 6 students from its information technology program. Students at Montana State University-Northern paid $5,480 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Montana that has a information technology program is Montana Tech of the University of Montana. Montana Tech of the University of Montana, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Butte. In 2010, Montana Tech of the University of Montana graduated 2 students from its information technology programs. The tuition rate at Montana Tech of the University of Montana was $6,162 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Montana's information technology schools ranges from $18,956 per year to $2,190 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,259 per year. The Montana information technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Great Falls - located in Great Falls, students are charged $18,956 per year
  2. Montana Tech of the University of Montana - located in Butte, students are charged $6,162 per year
  3. Montana State University-Northern - located in Havre, students are charged $5,480 per year

The following Montana information technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Blackfeet Community College - located in Browning, students are charged $2,190 per year
  2. Fort Belknap College - located in Harlem, students are charged $2,410 per year
  3. Stone Child College - located in Box Elder, students are charged $2,450 per year

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

The Montana counties with the largest populations of information technology professional are:

  1. Beaverhead County - 250 information technology professionals
  2. Carbon County - 60 information technology professionals
  3. Missoula County - 40 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Montana will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 460 information technology professionals working in Montana.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn a salary of $96,910 per year in Montana state. However, Montana information technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $36,980 per year to more than $161,330 per year in 2010. The following counties in Montana have the highest average salaries for information technology professionals:

  1. Beaverhead County - $107,680 per year
  2. Missoula County - $76,930 per year
  3. Carbon County - $73,340 per year

On average, information technology professionals earn the least in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carbon County - $73,340 per year
  2. Missoula County - $76,930 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $107,680 per year

The information technology professionals with highest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $96,910 per year

On average, the lowest paid information technology professionals in Montana were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $96,910 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Montana statistics regarding a career in information technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,341 miles from location The University of Montana Missoula MT 62.7497 42% 14,921
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,206 miles from location Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology Great Falls MT 10.7958 n/a 2,442
7,294 miles from location Montana Tech of the University of Montana Butte MT 27.5589 96% 2,187
7,116 miles from location Montana State University-Northern Havre MT 53.4818 80% 1,275
7,208 miles from location University of Great Falls Great Falls MT 11.7224 n/a 858
7,262 miles from location Blackfeet Community College Browning MT 11.0809 n/a 533
6,914 miles from location Dawson Community College Glendive MT 22.4796 n/a 441
7,129 miles from location Stone Child College Box Elder MT 6.29681 n/a 303
7,076 miles from location Fort Belknap College Harlem MT 16.9492 n/a 236
 

Curious what studying Information Technology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Montana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers + 410 $96,910 24.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are information technology related jobs in Montana