Newport has a general population of 26,475 and an overall student population of 2,634. Approximately 2,584 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Newport, by student population, is Salve Regina University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Salve Regina University.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Newport in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Newport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for information technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,140 information technology professionals in Rhode Island. Of these information technology professionals, 1,280 were working in the greater Newport area. Newport's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Newport is $111,380 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.