With an overall population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260, approximately 1,260 of Chicopee students attend one of Chicopee's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Chicopee, by student population, is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Information Technology program at College of Our Lady of the Elms.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an information technology degree in Chicopee. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,260 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Chicopee, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 information technology professionals in Massachusetts, 550 were working in the greater Chicopee area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Chicopee will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Chicopee is $109,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.