With an overall population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353, approximately 4,024 of Jamestown students attend one of Jamestown's schools that offer information technology programs.
Jamestown Community College is the largest information technology school in Jamestown, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Jamestown Community College with credentials in information technology.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Jamestown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Jamestown's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in instate tuition and $18,540 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jamestown-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Jamestown after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Jamestown, which is the most popular information technology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 information technology professionals in New York were working in the greater Jamestown area. The number of information technology professionals in Jamestown is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Jamestown is $108,020 per year, which is higher than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.