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How will your technology education stack up?

If you are considering pursuing a technology degree at home, below is relevant information to help you compare the education you will be receiving to that available elsewhere in the country. There are 3,523 traditional technology schools in the US.

Top Schools

The top schools in the nation in 2010 that had technology programs were:

  1. Harvard University - located in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  2. Yale University - located in New Haven, Connecticut
  3. Stanford University - located in Stanford, California

Student Demographics

In 2010, degrees in technology were earned by 219,750 students in the US. Of these students, 44,014 received certifications in technology, 145,077 received an undergraduate degree in technology, and 30,659 received a graduate-level degree in technology.


Students can pursue education in technology at the following levels:

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

The skills and/or knowledge that technology students can expect to gain during the course of their technology education are:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis


Students at technology schools around the nation paid an average of $30,208 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The following technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York, students paid $41,316
  2. George Washington University - located in Washington, Washington DC, students paid $41,655
  3. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, students paid $40,920

The technology schools charging the lowest tuition were:

  1. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, students paid $5,625
  2. Texas A & M University - located in College Station, Texas, students paid $8,176
  3. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, Washington State, students paid $7,692

How will your technology job compare?

Some of the most popular jobs technology graduates in the US pursue include electronics technology instructor. The largest numbers of technology professionals work in the following states:

  1. California - 27,480 Technology Professionals
  2. Texas - 17,350 Technology Professionals
  3. New York - 12,000 Technology Professionals

Projected Growth

The projected growth for technology professionals is expected to be the fastest in the following states:

  1. Georgia - 35%
  2. Arkansas - 29%
  3. Utah - 28%


Technology professionals around the US earn $57,104 per year on average. However, the salary for technology professionals can vary greatly based not only on the exact technology profession you pursue but also on factors such as work conditions, your previous performance reviews, and your boss. Technology professionals in the US can earn anywhere from less than $15,650 per year, to more than $147,670 per year. Technology professionals in the following states make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Washington DC - $75,310 per year
  2. Connecticut - $70,210 per year
  3. Virginia - $68,260 per year

The states with the lowest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Idaho - $47,470 per year
  2. Kentucky - $50,630 per year
  3. West Virginia - $50,865 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in 2010 were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $59,060 per year

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So what kind of job can you get after studying

Below you'll find various popular careers! Compare professions and see which one you find interesting!

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
Instructional Coordinators 128,780 $61,270 14.1%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 66,560 $59,060 -15.0%