Technology in Nevada

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Nevada


Around 2.3% of Nevada's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 974 technology professionals graduate from Nevada's 19 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada with a technology program is University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 192 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada that has a technology program is University of Nevada-Reno. University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. 152 students graduated with degree in technology from University of Nevada-Reno in 2010. Tuition at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

Career College of Northern Nevada, which is located in Sparks, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 28 students graduated with degree in technology from Career College of Northern Nevada in 2010. Career College of Northern Nevada charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada technology school, average tuition will be $6,887 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $24,515 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. Sierra Nevada College - located in Incline Village, students are charged $24,515 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson - located in Henderson, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Las Vegas - located in Henderson, students are charged $17,316 per year

The following Nevada technology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

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

  1. Clark County - 230 technology professionals
  2. Pinal County - 160 technology professionals
  3. Elko County - 30 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Nevada will grow by 18%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 790 technology professionals working in Nevada.

Salary

technology professionals in Nevada earn $54,300 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Nevada technology professional earned as little as less than $22,120 per year or as much as more than $83,840 per year. On average technology professional earn the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Clark County - $54,625 per year
  2. Pinal County - $50,725 per year
  3. Elko County - $39,770 per year

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

  1. Elko County - $39,770 per year
  2. Pinal County - $50,725 per year
  3. Clark County - $54,625 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $56,600 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $52,000 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $56,600 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $52,000 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 340 $56,600 0.0%
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Instructional Coordinators 230 $52,000 -43.9%
 

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