Chesapeake has a total population of 199,184 and a student population of 1,660. Of these students, 212 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
The largest information technology school in Chesapeake, by student population, is Centura College. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Centura College with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an information technology degree in Chesapeake.
Many information technology graduates choose to work as information technology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chesapeake, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 information technology professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Chesapeake area. The number of information technology professionals in Chesapeake is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Chesapeake, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.