With an overall population of 7,780 and a student population of 2,974, approximately 2,875 of Abingdon students attend one of Abingdon's schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Abingdon, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Virginia Highlands Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Highlands Community College with credentials in information technology.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Abingdon in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Abingdon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,811.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for information technology related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information technology professionals working in Virginia and 150 working in the greater Abingdon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of information technology professionals in Abingdon will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Abingdon, you can expect to make an average salary of $107,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.