Technology in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Nebraska


Approximately 2.4% of graduates in of Nebraska receive technology degrees every year. Thus, Nebraska's 31 technology schools put out approximately 1,270 technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a technology program is Union College, which is located in Lincoln. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 6 students graduated with a degree in technology from Union College in 2010. Union College charged in-state students $18,150 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a technology program is Midland Lutheran College. Midland Lutheran College, which was ranked 48th in the country in 2010, is located in Fremont. Midland Lutheran College charged in-state students $23,664 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a technology program is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated 169 students from its technology programs. Students at University of Nebraska-Lincoln paid $7,224 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nebraska technology school, average tuition will be $10,775 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,040 per year to $30,578 per year. The Nebraska technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Creighton University - located in Omaha, students are charged $30,578 per year
  2. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  3. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

The following Nebraska 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

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

The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska technology professionals:

  1. Harrison County - 440 technology professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 140 technology professionals
  3. Antelope County - 90 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of technology professionals in the state of Nebraska will grow to 1,300. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.

Salary

technology professionals in Nebraska make an average of $53,815 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Nebraska had varying salaries from $22,780 to $89,920 per year in 2010. The following counties in Nebraska have the highest average salaries for technology professionals:

  1. Harrison County - $55,490 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $52,160 per year
  3. Antelope County - $50,580 per year

The following counties in Nebraska have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Arthur County - $47,120 per year
  2. Adams County - $49,060 per year
  3. Antelope County - $50,580 per year

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

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $56,110 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $51,520 per year

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

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $56,110 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $51,520 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Nebraska 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 Nebraska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Nebraska
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Nebraska
  • Certificate in Technology in Nebraska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Instructional Coordinators 630 $51,520 12.5%
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Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 170 $56,110 30.8%
 

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