Rock Springs has a general population of 18,708 and an overall student population of 4,079. Approximately 4,079 of Rock Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Rock Springs's largest information technology school is Western Wyoming Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Information Technology program at Western Wyoming Community College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Rock Springs's information technology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Rock Springs's information technology schools was $7,852 per year for instate students and $11,116 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for information technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
After graduating with your credentials in information technology, if you decide to work as an information technology professional in Rock Springs, your job prospects are good. There were 190 information technology professionals working in Wyoming and 30 working in the greater Rock Springs area in 2010. The number of information technology professionals in Rock Springs is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. 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 Rock Springs is $84,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.