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Information Technology Schools in Alabama

139 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In this state, Information Technology is the 46th most popular major out of a total 162 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 88
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 25.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 47.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.7%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 22,820 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 Alabama

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $83,580, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

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There are 7 colleges in Alabama that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,999 Total Students

In their early career, UAH grads earn an average salary of $36,200. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years.

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23 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
22,563 Total Students

In their early career, UAB grads earn an average salary of $35,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
5,212 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,987. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation.

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6 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
4,072 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,737 Total Students

The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at Auburn. 88% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,738 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 8% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,593.

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Talladega College

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
1,156 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 5.02 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

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Information Technology Careers in AL

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $89,410
Web Developers 15% $58,100
Computer User Support Specialists 13% $46,010
Computer Network Support Specialists 13% $56,160
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $119,120
Database Administrators 10% $80,660
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6% $72,640
Managers 6% $101,560
Computer Workers 5% $87,980
Computer Network Architects 4% $102,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Computer Information Systems 164
Information Science 9

View all majors related to Information Technology

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