Oakland City has a general population of 2,588 and an overall student population of 2,550. Approximately 2,550 of Oakland City's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Oakland City's largest information technology school is Oakland City University. In 2010, Oakland City University graduated approximately 20 students from its information technology program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Oakland City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Oakland City was $15,410 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,950 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakland City-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,110.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Oakland City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,110 information technology professionals in Indiana. Of these information technology professionals, 250 were working in the greater Oakland City area. Oakland City's information technology professional workforce is projected 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 Oakland City is $103,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.