Perkinston's largest information technology school is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an information technology degree in Perkinston. If you decide to attend one of Perkinston's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,072 per year in instate tuition and $10,918 per year in out of state tuition.
And if you live on campus at one of the Perkinston-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $3,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,452.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Perkinston, your job prospects are good. There were 1,040 information technology professionals working in Mississippi and 150 working in the greater Perkinston area in 2010. The number of information technology professionals in Perkinston is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Perkinston is $68,330 per year, which is lower than the average for information technology professionals state-wide.