Technology in Oregon

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Oregon

Each year, approximately 2.5% of Oregon graduates receive degrees in technology. Thus, Oregon's 41 technology schools put out approximately 1,993 technology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon with a technology program is Lewis & Clark College, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Lewis & Clark College's technology program. The tuition rate at Lewis & Clark College was $36,632 per year.

Willamette University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a technology program. It is located in Salem. 3 students graduated with degree in technology from Willamette University in 2010. Willamette University charged in-state students $37,361 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon with a technology program is Linfield College, which is located in Mcminnville. In 2010, it was ranked 34th nationwide. In 2010, Linfield College graduated 1 students from its technology programs. Tuition at Linfield College was $30,604 per year.


Tuition at Oregon's technology schools ranges from $37,361 per year to $2,643 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,056 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oregon technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  2. Lewis & Clark College - located in Portland, students are charged $36,632 per year
  3. University of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $33,538 per year

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

  1. Central Oregon Community College - located in Bend, students are charged $2,643 per year
  2. Klamath Community College - located in Klamath Falls, students are charged $2,895 per year
  3. Clatsop Community College - located in Astoria, students are charged $2,952 per year

A technology degree from an Oregon school... what next?

The Oregon counties with the largest populations of technology professional are:

  1. Clackamas County - 1,470 technology professionals
  2. Marion County - 230 technology professionals
  3. Baker County - 170 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Oregon will grow by 4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,460 technology professionals working in Oregon.


On average, technology professionals earn $57,485 per year. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $26,810 per year or as much as more than $101,320 per year in Oregon. Technology professionals in the following Oregon counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Jackson County - $64,690 per year
  2. Lane County - $64,470 per year
  3. Marion County - $61,185 per year

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

  1. Baker County - $46,390 per year
  2. Clatsop County - $55,900 per year
  3. Benton County - $56,130 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,760 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,210 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,760 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,210 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon statistics regarding a career in technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Oregon
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Oregon
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Oregon
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Oregon
  • Certificate in Technology in Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,767 miles from location Portland Community College Portland OR 13.6889 n/a 30,161
7,763 miles from location Portland State University Portland OR 27.0639 52% 27,901
7,822 miles from location University of Oregon Eugene OR 38.7849 33% 22,335
7,817 miles from location Oregon State University Corvallis OR 35.6035 44% 21,950
7,822 miles from location Lane Community College Eugene OR 9.16106 n/a 12,691
7,791 miles from location Chemeketa Community College Salem OR 10.9513 n/a 12,217
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,763 miles from location Clackamas Community College Oregon City OR 13.6089 n/a 8,145
7,808 miles from location Linn-Benton Community College Albany OR 9.74119 n/a 6,512
7,743 miles from location Central Oregon Community College Bend OR 12.4455 n/a 6,261
7,806 miles from location Western Oregon University Monmouth OR 25.0224 50% 5,649
7,883 miles from location Rogue Community College Grants Pass OR 9.24822 n/a 5,441
7,857 miles from location Southern Oregon University Ashland OR 21.8939 50% 5,104
7,562 miles from location Eastern Oregon University La Grande OR 49.0512 52% 3,957
7,812 miles from location Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls OR 24.9874 56% 3,915
7,763 miles from location University of Portland Portland OR 33.2823 16% 3,706
7,764 miles from location Lewis & Clark College Portland OR 73.1463 14% 3,523
7,781 miles from location George Fox University Newberg OR 30.8006 39% 3,388
7,859 miles from location Umpqua Community College Roseburg OR 9.14624 n/a 3,209
7,781 miles from location Pacific University Forest Grove OR 27.563 26% 3,198
7,795 miles from location Willamette University Salem OR 72.0804 16% 2,838
7,793 miles from location Clatsop Community College Astoria OR 8.95869 n/a 2,836
7,586 miles from location Blue Mountain Community College Pendleton OR 8.95666 n/a 2,720
7,542 miles from location Treasure Valley Community College Ontario OR 12.3871 n/a 2,618
7,763 miles from location Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR 1.93187 n/a 2,583
7,895 miles from location Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay OR 11.4399 n/a 2,206
7,762 miles from location The Art Institute of Portland Portland OR 23.2099 97% 1,925
7,795 miles from location Linfield College Mcminnville OR 66.061 31% 1,678
7,810 miles from location Klamath Community College Klamath Falls OR 6.56401 n/a 1,208
7,695 miles from location Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles OR 11.3829 n/a 1,156
7,768 miles from location University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus Portland OR 10.5117 n/a 1,136
7,793 miles from location Corban University Salem OR 61.0819 42% 1,103
7,756 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Portland Portland OR 27.5272 100% 816
7,762 miles from location Everest College-Portland Portland OR 17.4904 70% 737
7,761 miles from location Concorde Career College Portland OR 35.2633 100% 720
7,762 miles from location Pacific Northwest College of Art Portland OR 18.1061 47% 600
7,823 miles from location Northwest Christian University Eugene OR 52.8337 14% 557
7,795 miles from location Linfield College-Adult Degree Program Mcminnville OR 1.14221 n/a 503
7,815 miles from location Tillamook Bay Community College Tillamook OR 14.9462 n/a 310
7,767 miles from location DeVry University-Oregon Portland OR 10.0914 86% 218
7,861 miles from location Abdill Career College Inc Medford OR 21.7653 n/a 114

Curious what studying Technology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Instructional Coordinators + 1,200 $63,760 -14.3%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 1,130 $51,210 4.6%

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