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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.


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%

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.


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.


There are 6 colleges in Alabama that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 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.

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.

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.

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.

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%.

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.

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

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