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.

Cost

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.

Salary

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

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