Computer Networking in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in South Dakota


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of South Dakota receive computer networking degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 60 computer network administrators graduate from South Dakota's 7 computer networking schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a computer networking program is National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Ellsworth AFB. no students graduated with a degree in computer networking from National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension in 2010. The tuition rate at National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension was $6,800 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota with a computer networking program is Dakota State University, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Dakota State University computer networking program. The tuition rate at Dakota State University was $6,455 per year.

Western Dakota Technical Institute, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a computer networking program. It is located in Rapid City. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Western Dakota Technical Institute computer networking program. Students at Western Dakota Technical Institute paid $4,860 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Computer networking schools in South Dakota, charge students an average tuition of $8,745 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,660 per year, or as little as $3,606 per year. The South Dakota computer networking schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Globe University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $15,660 per year
  2. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  3. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year

The computer networking schools in South Dakota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year
  2. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  3. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year

A computer networking degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer networking school in South Dakota go on to work as a computer network administrator. In 2010, there were 1,210 computer network administrators working in South Dakota. The following counties have the largest number of South Dakota computer network administrators:

  1. Lincoln County - 510 computer network administrators
  2. Beadle County - 300 computer network administrators
  3. Meade County - 160 computer network administrators

Salary

A computer network administrator in South Dakota makes an average of $54,160 per year. The following counties in South Dakota have the highest average salaries for computer network administrators:

  1. Lincoln County - $56,880 per year
  2. Aurora County - $52,200 per year
  3. Beadle County - $52,060 per year

The following counties in South Dakota have the lowest average salaries for computer network administrators:

  1. Bennett County - $48,550 per year
  2. Meade County - $51,620 per year
  3. Beadle County - $52,060 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota 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 South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,578 miles from location Dakota State University Madison SD 23.5379 51% 2,827
6,564 miles from location Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls SD 19.5942 n/a 2,489
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,565 miles from location Globe University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD n/a n/a 336
0 miles from location National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth AFB SD 27.8425 n/a 329
 

Curious what studying Computer Networking gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Network and computer systems administrators + 1,330 $52,230
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer networking related jobs in South Dakota