Gaffney has a general population of 12,968 and an overall student population of 3,137. Approximately 3,137 of Gaffney's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Limestone College is the largest information technology school in Gaffney, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Limestone College.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an information technology degree in Gaffney. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,300 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,870 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Gaffney-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,002.
If you plan on staying in Gaffney after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Gaffney, which is the most popular information technology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,830 information technology professionals in South Carolina. Of these information technology professionals, 70 were working in the greater Gaffney area. Gaffney's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Gaffney is $90,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.