Information Technology Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 8 schools where information technology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the information technology academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in information technology includes information technology training at the following levels:

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Information Technology Employment

Boston 24,400
Massachusetts 129,500

Of the 12,940 information technology professionals employed in Massachusetts, 8,950 work in Boston. There has been a 87% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Information Technology employment growth

103,430 108,810 115,120 115,960 12,940
70,190 74,650 79,350 80,010 8,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$83,166 $87,416 $90,386 $92,204 $137,240
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of information technology professionals in Boston has shrunk, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $137,240 per year was earned by information technology professionals in Boston. Four years earlier in 2006, information technology professionals in Boston made an average salary of $83,166 per year. The growth in the salary of information technology professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$88,490
25th percentile
$106,350
50th percentile
$129,040
75th percentile
$156,120
90th percentile
$183,200

Boston information technology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $129,040. The 10% of information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $88,490 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $183,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Boston

Computer Science
$93,423
Information Technology
$137,240
Information Systems
$137,240

Information technology professional salaries in Boston are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Boston

8

There are 8 accredited information technology schools in the city. Many of Boston's information technology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total17

Boston's information technology schools offer 17 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Boston

associate
4
bachelor
142
master
288
doctor
7
Certificate
2
Total443

In 2010 approximately 443 students completed information technology courses.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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