Elko has a total population of 16,708 and a student population of 3,647. Of these students, 3,647 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Elko, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Great Basin College. In 2010, Great Basin College graduated approximately 2 students from its information technology program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Elko in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Elko's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,400 per year in instate tuition and $15,588 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Elko. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Elko, your job prospects are good. There were 1,220 information technology professionals working in Nevada and 40 working in the greater Elko area in 2010. The number of information technology professionals in Elko is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. 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 Elko is $86,530 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.