Chesapeake has a general population of 199,184 and an overall student population of 1,660. Approximately 212 of Chesapeake's students are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Chesapeake, by student population, is Centura College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Information Systems program at Centura College.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an information systems degree from one of Chesapeake's information systems schools.
After graduating with your credentials in information systems, if you decide to work as an information systems professional in Chesapeake, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information systems professionals working in Virginia and 1,200 working in the greater Chesapeake area in 2010. Chesapeake's information systems professional workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information systems professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information systems professional in Chesapeake is $102,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information systems professionals.