With an overall population of 40,072 and a student population of 5,675, approximately 5,675 of Westfield students attend one of Westfield's schools that offer information technology programs.
Westfield State University is the largest information technology school in Westfield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Westfield State University.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an information technology degree in Westfield. Tuition in 2009 at Westfield's information technology schools was $17,956 per year for instate students and $24,036 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,240 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,566.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Westfield, your job prospects are average. There were 13,140 information technology professionals working in Massachusetts and 550 working in the greater Westfield area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Westfield. This projected 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 Westfield is $109,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.