Mason City has a total population of 29,172 and a student population of 4,316. Of these students, 457 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus is the largest information technology school in Mason City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Kaplan University-Mason City Campus.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Mason City's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Mason City was $14,515 per year, on average.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mason City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 56 information technology professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Mason City area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Mason City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Mason City, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,210 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.