Computer Networking in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in Pennsylvania


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Pennsylvania receive computer networking degrees every year. Thus, Pennsylvania's 46 computer networking schools put out approximately 895 computer network administrators each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a computer networking program is University of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked 4th in the country in 2010, is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, 40 students graduated from University of Pennsylvania's computer networking program. University of Pennsylvania charged in-state students $40,514 in tuition fees per year.

Carnegie Mellon University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a computer networking program. It is located in Pittsburgh. 55 students graduated with degree in computer networking from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. Students at Carnegie Mellon University paid $42,136 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a computer networking program is Temple University. Temple University, which was ranked 24th in the country in 2010, is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, Temple University graduated 0 students from its computer networking programs. The tuition rate at Temple University was $12,424 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Pennsylvania's computer networking schools ranges from $42,136 per year to $2,700 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,570 per year. In 2010, the computer networking schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:

  1. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $42,136 per year
  2. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $40,514 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Pittsburgh - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $18,048 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Pennsylvania computer networking schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
  2. Community College of Allegheny County - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $2,720 per year
  3. Community College of Beaver County - located in Monaca, students are charged $2,796 per year

A computer networking degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer networking school in Pennsylvania go on to work as a computer network administrator. If you decide to work as a computer network administrator in Pennsylvania, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 16,780 Pennsylvania computer network administrators as of 2010. The Pennsylvania counties with the largest populations of computer network administrators are:

  1. Bucks County - 7,740 computer network administrators
  2. Allegheny County - 3,450 computer network administrators
  3. Cumberland County - 960 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer network administrators in the state of Pennsylvania will grow to 16,850. This would require a 12% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, computer network administrators earn $74,720 per year. On average a computer network administrator earns the most in the following Pennsylvania counties:

  1. Bucks County - $84,490 per year
  2. Allegheny County - $73,130 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $69,140 per year

The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for computer network administrators are:

  1. Lycoming County - $52,030 per year
  2. Bedford County - $53,620 per year
  3. Clarion County - $55,150 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Pennsylvania statistics regarding a career in computer networking and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer science or computer networking.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in Pennsylvania
  • Master's Degree in Computer Networking in Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Computer Networking in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,645 miles from location Somerset County Technology Center Somerset PA n/a n/a n/a
5,442 miles from location Temple University Philadelphia PA 75.8549 37% 36,507
5,697 miles from location University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh PA 43.8628 30% 28,328
5,443 miles from location University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 95.86 61% 24,599
5,535 miles from location Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 13.2135 n/a 22,529
5,701 miles from location Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh PA 12.0174 n/a 20,520
5,442 miles from location Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia PA 10.286 n/a 19,048
5,454 miles from location Delaware County Community College Media PA 10.4971 n/a 12,237
5,697 miles from location Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 83.6678 28% 11,197
5,459 miles from location Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem PA 16.3564 n/a 11,196
5,435 miles from location Bucks County Community College Newtown PA 11.0775 n/a 11,009
5,450 miles from location Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell PA 10.9488 n/a 10,500
5,473 miles from location Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville PA 12.2036 n/a 8,127
5,499 miles from location Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke PA 12.9331 n/a 7,130
5,675 miles from location Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood PA 11.809 n/a 7,089
5,552 miles from location Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport PA 24.1746 n/a 6,409
5,486 miles from location Reading Area Community College Reading PA 8.8125 n/a 5,425
5,717 miles from location Community College of Beaver County Monaca PA 7.89537 n/a 2,779
5,445 miles from location DeVry University-Pennsylvania Fort Washington PA 19.7076 91% 2,429
5,709 miles from location Pittsburgh Technical Institute Oakdale PA 25.6228 65% 2,192
5,442 miles from location Peirce College Philadelphia PA 3.05749 n/a 2,083
5,637 miles from location Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown PA 11.7037 n/a 1,768
5,700 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute-ICM Campus Pittsburgh PA 21.1768 n/a 1,211
5,443 miles from location Thompson Institute Philadelphia PA 19.7687 n/a 1,208
5,433 miles from location CHI Institute Philadelphia PA 20.7927 n/a 920
5,452 miles from location CHI Institute-Broomall Broomall PA 22.1044 n/a 783
5,530 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute Harrisburg PA 21.0097 n/a 731
5,456 miles from location University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus Wayne PA 6.32133 n/a 721
5,433 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Bensalem Bensalem PA 22.0218 100% 669
5,435 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Philadelphia PA 31.0156 100% 619
5,700 miles from location Bradford School Pittsburgh PA 31.0634 36% 601
5,456 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-King of Prussia King Of Prussia PA 24.2201 100% 575
5,451 miles from location Lansdale School of Business North Wales PA 28.6361 n/a 463
5,484 miles from location Johnson College Scranton PA 63.7562 93% 411
5,702 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 23.9728 100% 407
5,531 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg Harrisburg PA 21.74 100% 403
5,689 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tarentum Tarentum PA 22.7521 100% 315
5,539 miles from location YTI Career Institute Mechanicsburg PA 6.86716 n/a 295
5,482 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore Scranton PA 20.074 100% 290
5,695 miles from location Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin PA 37.142 61% 256
5,640 miles from location Du Bois Business College Du Bois PA 29.0911 n/a 254
5,688 miles from location University of Phoenix-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh PA 4.95961 n/a 87
5,596 miles from location Du Bois Business College Huntingdon PA 26.022 n/a 81
5,718 miles from location DCI Career Institute Monaca PA 27.6215 100% 76
5,656 miles from location Indiana County Technology Center Indiana PA 29.0494 n/a 70
5,692 miles from location Du Bois Business College Oil City PA 28.0433 n/a 60
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Network and computer systems administrators + 14,750 $71,840
 

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