Marion has a total population of 4,943 and a student population of 1,556. Of these students, 1,556 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Marion, by student population, is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Information Technology program at McDowell Technical Community College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an information technology certificate in Marion. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,668 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Marion.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marion, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 10,830 information technology professionals in North Carolina. Of these information technology professionals, 210 were working in the greater Marion area. Marion's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.