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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 2.4% of Tennessee graduates receive degrees in technology. That means an estimated 3,521 technology professionals graduate from Tennessee's 85 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a technology program. It is located in Nashville. In 2010, Vanderbilt University graduated 176 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at Vanderbilt University was $39,930 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a technology program is Rhodes College. Rhodes College, which was ranked 26th in the country in 2010, is located in Memphis. In 2010, Rhodes College graduated 3 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at Rhodes College was $34,580 per year.

Sewanee-The University of the South, which is located in Sewanee, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 26th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Sewanee-The University of the South technology program. Students at Sewanee-The University of the South paid $35,862 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee technology school, average tuition will be $10,590 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,057 per year to $39,930 per year. The Tennessee technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Vanderbilt University - located in Nashville, students are charged $39,930 per year
  2. Sewanee-The University of the South - located in Sewanee, students are charged $35,862 per year
  3. Rhodes College - located in Memphis, students are charged $34,580 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Columbia State Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $3,073 per year
  3. Cleveland State Community College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,101 per year

A technology degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

The largest populations of Tennessee technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 360 technology professionals
  2. Anderson County - 330 technology professionals
  3. Crittenden County - 320 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Tennessee will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,440 technology professionals working in Tennessee.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $54,940 per year. However, Tennessee technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,750 per year to more than $96,750 per year in 2010. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Bledsoe County - $62,090 per year
  2. Benton County - $60,975 per year
  3. Christian County - $58,115 per year

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

  1. Campbell County - $43,450 per year
  2. Catoosa County - $52,470 per year
  3. Cannon County - $53,245 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Tennessee were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,360 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,520 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,360 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,520 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Certificate in Technology in Tennessee

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,320 $56,360 -35.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 550 $53,520 -53.8%
 

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