Independence has a general population of 113,288 and an overall student population of 3,994. Approximately 747 of Independence's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Independence, the largest information technology school, by student population, is National American University-Independence. In 2010, National American University-Independence graduated approximately 3 students from its information technology program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in information technology in Independence in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Independence, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,160.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Independence.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Independence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,930 information technology professionals in Missouri, 2,370 were working in the greater Independence area. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Independence will increase by 5% 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 Independence is $102,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.