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Information Technology Schools in Nevada

311 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

An Information Technology major is the 58th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Nevada

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 228
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 228
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 228
Master’s Degree 44
Associate Degree 36
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Nevada, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Nevada is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28.9%
  • White: 36.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 9.3%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Nevada

There are 20,970 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $84,330, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Nevada that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
31,142 Total Students

The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at UNLV. Graduates earn an average $42,832 after graduation. 98% of the teachers are full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,965 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,019. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,766 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
385 Total Students

69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
3,772 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,467. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Information Technology Careers in NV

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 39% $85,870
Computer and Information Systems Managers 32% $123,390
Computer Network Support Specialists 30% $57,900
Web Developers 26% $55,380
Computer User Support Specialists 26% $48,470
Computer Workers 25% $71,210
Database Administrators 25% $87,180
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 21% $81,350
Managers 19% $94,460
Computer Network Architects 17% $104,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Computer Science 152
Computer Information Systems 111
Data Processing 59
Computer Programming 58
Computer Systems Networking 15
Computer Software Applications 8
Computer Systems Analysis 2

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