Technology in Montana

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Montana


Each year, approximately 2.8% of Montana graduates receive degrees in technology. That means an estimated 474 technology professionals graduate from Montana's 18 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Carroll College, which is located in Helena, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 37th in the country in 2010. 15 students graduated with a degree in technology from Carroll College in 2010. The tuition rate at Carroll College was $23,594 per year.

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a technology program. It is located in Missoula. In 2010, The University of Montana graduated 71 students from its technology program. Students at The University of Montana paid $5,476 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Montana with a technology program is Rocky Mountain College, which is located in Billings. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. 5 students graduated with degree in technology from Rocky Mountain College in 2010. Rocky Mountain College charged in-state students $21,100 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Montana's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,693 per year, though tuition can range from $23,594 per year to $2,190 per year. In 2010, the following Montana technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Carroll College - located in Helena, students are charged $23,594 per year
  2. Rocky Mountain College - located in Billings, students are charged $21,100 per year
  3. University of Great Falls - located in Great Falls, students are charged $18,956 per year

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

  1. Blackfeet Community College - located in Browning, students are charged $2,190 per year
  2. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year
  3. Stone Child College - located in Box Elder, students are charged $2,450 per year

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

The largest populations of Montana technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Beaverhead County - 160 technology professionals
  2. Carbon County - 90 technology professionals
  3. Big Horn County - 70 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Montana will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 620 technology professionals working in Montana.

Salary

technology professionals in Montana make an average of $50,975 per year. However, Montana technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,650 per year to more than $74,690 per year in 2010. On average technology professional earn the most in the following Montana counties:

  1. Carbon County - $64,130 per year
  2. Carter County - $54,950 per year
  3. Missoula County - $50,980 per year

Technology professionals in the following counties in Montana make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cascade County - $42,040 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $45,670 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $49,050 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Montana were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,330 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $46,620 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $55,330 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $46,620 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Montana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, 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 Technology in Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Montana
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Montana
  • Certificate in Technology in Montana

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
7,230 miles from location Montana State University Bozeman MT 31.0254 50% 12,348
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
7,258 miles from location Carroll College Helena MT 63.4046 36% 1,462
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
7,116 miles from location Montana State University-Northern Havre MT 53.4818 80% 1,275
0 miles from location Salish Kootenai College Pablo MT 22.6874 n/a 1,204
7,111 miles from location Rocky Mountain College Billings MT 56.4196 67% 878
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
7,293 miles from location Montana Tech-College of Technology Butte MT 12.2274 n/a 507
6,975 miles from location Miles Community College Miles City MT 21.7279 n/a 502
6,922 miles from location Fort Peck Community College Poplar MT 6.09651 n/a 427
7,063 miles from location Little Big Horn College Crow Agency MT 6.71572 n/a 415
7,129 miles from location Stone Child College Box Elder MT 6.29681 n/a 303
 

Curious what studying 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)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 330 $46,620 37.5%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 280 $55,330 27.3%
 

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