Marion has a total population of 31,320 and a student population of 15,426. Of these students, 15,345 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Indiana Wesleyan University is the largest information technology school in Marion, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Indiana Wesleyan University.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Marion's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Marion was $20,496 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Marion, your job prospects are good. There were 4,110 information technology professionals working in Indiana and 60 working in the greater Marion area in 2010. Marion's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.