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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Texas


Around 2.6% of Texas's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 13,958 technology professionals graduate from Texas' 211 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a technology program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 388 students graduated with a degree in technology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Tuition at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a technology program is Rice University, which is located in Houston. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, 81 students graduated from Rice University technology program. Students at Rice University paid $33,771 per year in tuition fees.

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a technology program. It is located in College Station. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated 809 students from its technology programs. The tuition rate at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas technology school, average tuition will be $7,606 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,007 per year to $37,230 per year. The Texas technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Texas technology professionals:

  1. Austin County - 4,540 technology professionals
  2. Collin County - 2,470 technology professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 1,950 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 21,970 technology professionals will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of technology professionals to grow by 24%.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn a salary of $61,315 per year in Texas state. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Texas had varying salaries from $17,900 to $107,270 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Irion County - $78,640 per year
  2. Cooke County - $70,000 per year
  3. Austin County - $66,405 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Callahan County - $45,030 per year
  2. Ector County - $49,080 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $49,540 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,680 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $58,950 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in Texas were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $63,680 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $58,950 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Texas
  • Certificate in Technology in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 10,890 $63,680 30.7%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 6,460 $58,950 66.9%
 

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