Fairbanks has a total population of 30,224 and a student population of 9,137. Of these students, 9,137 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
University of Alaska Fairbanks is the largest information technology school in Fairbanks, based on student population. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from University of Alaska Fairbanks with credentials in information technology.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Fairbanks in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fairbanks's information technology schools was $15,742 per year for instate students and $25,822 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairbanks-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Fairbanks, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 400 information technology professionals in Alaska. Of these information technology professionals, 50 were working in the greater Fairbanks area. Fairbanks's information technology professional workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Fairbanks, you can expect to make an average salary of $98,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.