There are 2 information technology schools in Salem, Virginia. Salem has a total population of 24,747 and a student population of 8,735. Of these students, 8,735 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Salem's largest information technology school is National College-Salem. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from National College-Salem with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Salem's information technology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,866 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,490 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Salem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based information technology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,929.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Salem, your job prospects are good. There were 12,730 information technology professionals working in Virginia and 140 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Salem. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Salem is $101,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.