With an overall population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277, approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer information technology programs.
Pittsburg's largest information technology school is Pittsburg State University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburg State University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an information technology degree in Pittsburg. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's information technology schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburg-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 information technology professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The number of information technology professionals in Pittsburg is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Pittsburg is $71,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.