With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Fitchburg State University with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an information technology degree in Fitchburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fitchburg information technology schools was an average of $23,500 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fitchburg, your job prospects are average. There were 13,140 information technology professionals working in Massachusetts and 30 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Fitchburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Fitchburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $93,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.