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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, roughly 2.3% of Wisconsin students graduate with degrees in technology. That means an estimated 3,828 technology professionals graduate from Wisconsin's 73 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a technology program. It is located in Madison. 255 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. University of Wisconsin-Madison charged in-state students $8,983 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a technology program is Marquette University, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, 191 students graduated from Marquette University technology program. Tuition at Marquette University was $30,462 per year.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin with a technology program is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which is located in Whitewater. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. 36 students graduated with degree in technology from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2010. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater charged in-state students $6,836 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wisconsin's technology schools ranges from $36,312 per year to $3,339 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,392 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wisconsin were:

  1. Lawrence University - located in Appleton, students are charged $36,312 per year
  2. Beloit College - located in Beloit, students are charged $35,038 per year
  3. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year

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

  1. Blackhawk Technical College - located in Janesville, students are charged $3,339 per year
  2. Lakeshore Technical College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,355 per year
  3. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - located in Shell Lake, students are charged $3,371 per year

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

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

  1. Milwaukee County - 470 technology professionals
  2. Columbia County - 220 technology professionals
  3. Barron County - 110 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of technology professionals in the state of Wisconsin will grow to 2,180. This would require a 3% growth in the profession.

Salary

technology professionals in Wisconsin make an average of $57,015 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Wisconsin had varying salaries from $27,990 to $113,970 per year in 2010. Technology professionals in the following Wisconsin counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Buffalo County - $71,940 per year
  2. Barron County - $69,960 per year
  3. Brown County - $67,940 per year

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

  1. Chippewa County - $51,160 per year
  2. Adams County - $51,720 per year
  3. Columbia County - $53,580 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Wisconsin were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $62,990 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,040 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $62,990 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,040 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Wisconsin
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Wisconsin
  • Certificate in Technology in Wisconsin

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 1,060 $62,990 -24.3%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 820 $51,040 -8.9%
 

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