Technology in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in South Dakota


Each year, roughly 3.1% of South Dakota students graduate with degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 699 technology professionals graduate from South Dakota's 26 technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a technology program is Augustana College. Augustana College, which was ranked 32nd in the country in 2010, is located in Sioux Falls. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Augustana College's technology program. The tuition rate at Augustana College was $25,104 per year.

University of South Dakota, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a technology program. It is located in Vermillion. The tuition rate at University of South Dakota was $6,762 per year.

Dakota Wesleyan University, which was ranked 36th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a technology program. It is located in Mitchell. 2 students graduated with degree in technology from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2010. The tuition rate at Dakota Wesleyan University was $19,850 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a South Dakota technology school, average tuition will be $8,795 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,396 per year to $25,104 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Dakota technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Augustana College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $25,104 per year
  2. University of Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $21,890 per year
  3. Mount Marty College - located in Yankton, students are charged $19,932 per year

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

  1. Oglala Lakota College - located in Kyle, students are charged $2,396 per year
  2. Sinte Gleska University - located in Mission, students are charged $3,154 per year
  3. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year

A technology degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

In South Dakota, the largest numbers of technology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Beadle County - 80 technology professionals
  2. Lincoln County - 70 technology professionals
  3. Bennett County - 50 technology professionals

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $57,075 per year. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $38,950 per year or as much as more than $114,970 per year in South Dakota. On average technology professional earn the most in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Lincoln County - $79,810 per year
  2. Meade County - $56,710 per year
  3. Bennett County - $53,770 per year

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

  1. Beadle County - $52,230 per year
  2. Bennett County - $53,770 per year
  3. Meade County - $56,710 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in South Dakota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $60,840 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,310 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in South Dakota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $60,840 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,310 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in technology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in South Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Technology in South Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in South Dakota
  • Certificate in Technology in South Dakota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other n/a $53,310
2
Instructional Coordinators 260 $60,840 62.5%
 

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