With an overall population of 14,052 and a student population of 4,554, approximately 4,554 of Jasper students attend one of Jasper's schools that offer information technology programs.
Bevill State Community College is the largest information technology school in Jasper, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Bevill State Community College.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Jasper in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,450 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jasper information technology schools was an average of $14,722 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jasper-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $1,815 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,030.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Jasper, your job prospects are good. There were 2,290 information technology professionals working in Alabama and 710 working in the greater Jasper area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Jasper. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Jasper is $103,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.