Merrillville has a general population of 30,560 and an overall student population of 656. Approximately 370 of Merrillville's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Merrillville, by student population, is Kaplan College-Merrillville. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Kaplan College-Merrillville with credentials in information technology.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Merrillville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Merrillville was $13,104 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,107 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Merrillville.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Merrillville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,110 information technology professionals in Indiana, 170 were working in the greater Merrillville area. The number of information technology professionals in Merrillville is expected to increase by 14% 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 Merrillville is $91,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.