With an overall population of 25,898 and a student population of 5,580, approximately 5,580 of Paris students attend one of Paris's schools that offer information technology programs.
Paris's largest information technology school is Paris Junior College. In 2010, Paris Junior College graduated approximately 8 students from its information technology program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Paris in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Paris's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,936 per year in instate tuition and $12,896 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,438 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Paris. And if you live on campus at one of the Paris-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paris, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,890 information technology professionals in Texas. Of these information technology professionals, 150 were working in the greater Paris area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 17% in Paris. 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 Paris is $74,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.