Information Technology in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in Nebraska


Each year, roughly 1.1% of Nebraska students graduate with degrees in information technology. Thus, Nebraska's 22 information technology schools put out approximately 573 information technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a information technology program is University of Nebraska at Kearney, which is located in Kearney. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. 7 students graduated with a degree in information technology from University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2010. University of Nebraska at Kearney charged in-state students $5,912 in tuition fees per year.

Union College, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a information technology program. It is located in Lincoln. 6 students graduated with degree in information technology from Union College in 2010. The tuition rate at Union College was $18,150 per year.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a information technology program. It is located in Lincoln. 47 students graduated with degree in information technology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. Students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln paid $7,224 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nebraska's information technology schools ranges from $30,578 per year to $2,040 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,544 per year. In 2010, the information technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year
  3. Doane College - located in Crete, students are charged $22,170 per year

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

  1. Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
  2. Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
  3. Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year

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

In Nebraska, the largest numbers of information technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 1,000 information technology professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 300 information technology professionals
  3. Antelope County - 50 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Nebraska will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,700 information technology professionals working in Nebraska.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn $107,100 per year. However, Nebraska information technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $56,560 per year to more than $129,520 per year in 2010. On average information technology professional earn the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Harrison County - $115,360 per year
  2. Antelope County - $101,850 per year
  3. Lancaster County - $92,060 per year

The Nebraska counties with the lowest average salary for information technology professionals are:

  1. Adams County - $83,680 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $92,060 per year
  3. Antelope County - $101,850 per year

On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $107,100 per year

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

  1. Information Technology Manager - $107,100 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska 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 Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in Nebraska
  • Certificate in Information Technology in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,480 $107,100 -12.4%
 

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