Information Technology Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

In Jackson, there are 4 information technology schools where information technology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of information technology and information technology education in Jackson, which 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


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Information Technology Employment

Jackson 640
Mississippi 8,910

Exactly 380 of Mississippi's 1,010 information technology professionals work in Jackson. There has been a 88% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Jackson between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of information technology professionals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Information Technology employment growth

7,440 8,120 8,640 8,360 1,010
3,190 3,510 3,580 3,480 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$55,178 $57,354 $59,884 $61,856 $83,580
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

As the number of information technology professionals in Jackson has shrunk, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 information technology professionals in Jackson reportedly earned an average salary of $83,580 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for information technology professionals in Jackson was $55,178 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Jackson

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Jackson information technology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,980. The difference in pay between the information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 230%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,690 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $137,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Jackson

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

On average information technology professional salaries in Jackson are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Jackson


There are 4 accredited information technology schools in the city. Many of Jackson's information technology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Jackson


Jackson's information technology schools offer 4 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Jackson


In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from information technology courses.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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