Johnson City has a total population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605. Of these students, 14,421 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Johnson City's largest information technology school is East Tennessee State University. Approximately 68 students graduated in 2010 from East Tennessee State University with credentials in information technology.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City information technology schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Johnson City. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnson City-based information technology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
If you plan on staying in Johnson City after graduating from information technology school, you should know that job prospects for information technology professionals in Johnson City, which is the most popular information technology profession, are average. There were 5,060 information technology professionals working in Tennessee and 80 working in the greater Johnson City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Johnson City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Johnson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.