Murray has a total population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117. Of these students, 10,071 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Murray State University is the largest information technology school in Murray, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Murray State University with credentials in information technology.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Murray in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Murray's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in instate tuition and $26,470 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Murray, your job prospects are good. There were 2,740 information technology professionals working in Kentucky and 90 working in the greater Murray area in 2010. Murray'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 Murray, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.