Watertown has a general population of 26,705 and an overall student population of 3,381. Approximately 3,314 of Watertown's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Watertown's largest information technology school is Jefferson Community College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Jefferson Community College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Watertown's information technology schools. In 2009 tuition at information technology schools in Watertown was $3,694 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Watertown.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Watertown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 information technology professionals in New York were working in the greater Watertown area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Watertown. 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 Watertown is $78,340 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.