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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,560 miles from location South Dakota State University Brookings SD 31.8924 55% 12,376
6,576 miles from location University of South Dakota Vermillion SD 64.495 41% 9,617
6,906 miles from location Black Hills State University Spearfish SD 19.3478 54% 4,076
6,578 miles from location Dakota State University Madison SD 23.5379 51% 2,827
6,636 miles from location Northern State University Aberdeen SD 24.2292 38% 2,625
6,564 miles from location Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls SD 19.5942 n/a 2,489
6,879 miles from location South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City SD 23.3494 47% 2,176
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,834 miles from location Oglala Lakota College Kyle SD 5.47762 n/a 1,804
6,562 miles from location Augustana College Sioux Falls SD 67.8064 42% 1,793
6,562 miles from location University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 24.3457 41% 1,570
6,572 miles from location Lake Area Technical Institute Watertown SD 35.7982 82% 1,291
6,600 miles from location Mount Marty College Yankton SD 23.7367 45% 1,214
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,564 miles from location Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls SD 10.9095 n/a 1,060
6,625 miles from location Mitchell Technical Institute Mitchell SD 31.4056 n/a 1,004
6,757 miles from location Sinte Gleska University Mission SD 13.4932 n/a 936
6,626 miles from location Dakota Wesleyan University Mitchell SD 53.9083 39% 763
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
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
6,856 miles from location Sisseton Wahpeton College Sisseton SD 9.22432 n/a 237
6,563 miles from location Sanford Medical Center Sioux Falls SD 11.9215 100% 26
6,561 miles from location Avera McKennan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Sioux Falls SD 31.3106 n/a 18
6,600 miles from location Avera Sacred Heart Hospital Yankton SD 0.00203194 n/a 18
 

Curious what studying Technology 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)
1
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + n/a $53,310
2
Instructional Coordinators + 260 $60,840 62.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are technology related jobs in South Dakota