Salem has a total population of 24,747 and a student population of 8,735. Of these students, 6,691 are enrolled in schools that offer information systems programs.
The largest information systems school in Salem, by student population, is National College-Salem. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from National College-Salem with credentials in information systems.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in information systems from information systems schools in Salem in 2010. In 2009 tuition at information systems schools in Salem was $8,149 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,980 for information systems related books and supplies each year.
Many information systems graduates choose to work as information systems professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,730 information systems professionals in Virginia, 140 were working in the greater Salem area. The number of information systems professionals in Salem is expected 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 Salem is $101,220 per year, which is lower than the average for information systems professionals state-wide.