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Information Technology Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2019-2020, 1,068 students earned their IT degrees in PA.

An Information Technology major is the 33rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 312
Associate Degree 307
Bachelor’s Degree 294
Post-Master’s Certificate 83
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 83
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 41
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 41
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 41
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 31
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 31

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 55.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.9%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 105,170 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $84,510, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

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There are 60 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

389 Degrees in Major Awarded

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $27,372. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
32,277 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $27,938. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
13,519 Total Students

An average student at Carnegie Mellon will pay a net price of $34,508. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

#5

Temple University

Philadelphia
81 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
37,236 Total Students

In their early career, Temple grads earn an average salary of $39,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,217 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. 74% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
17,719 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at WCUPA. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Drexel University

Philadelphia
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
23,589 Total Students

57% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,400 a year.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,376 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. 17% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,990.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
708 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,684. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation.

Information Technology Careers in PA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 26% $95,580
Web Developers 11% $68,430
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $49,800
Database Administrators 10% $81,170
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $139,180
Computer Workers 7% $84,660
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5% $75,240
Computer Network Architects 4% $99,860
Computer Network Support Specialists 4% $61,270
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Computer Information Systems 3,352
Information Science 1,710
Computer Science 1,542
Computer Software Applications 398
Computer Systems Networking 268
Computer Programming 182
Computer Systems Analysis 35
Other Computer Sciences 32

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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