Information Technology Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there are 7 accredited schools where information technology classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in information technology in the state of Nevada, which encompasses information technology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  5. Morrison University

    10315 Professional Circle, Second Floor, Reno, Nevada 89521

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  6. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  7. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Information Technology Employment

Nevada 12,490
National 2,922,550

Of all of the information technology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In Nevada

11,290 11,630 12,370 12,610 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of information technology is shrinking. In Nevada, 10,040 less information technology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of information technology professionals has shrunk by 89%. This decline is slower than the national trend for information technology professionals which shows a 89% decrease in the number of information technology professionals working around the nation.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$68,033 $70,980 $72,015 $74,801 $106,270
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of information technology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to information technology professionals are increasing in Nevada. The mean salary for information technology professionals in 2006 was $68,033 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $106,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
$66,760
25th percentile
$80,760
50th percentile
$99,140
75th percentile
$122,890
90th percentile
$149,650

This represents a growth in salaries of 36%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 124% pay differential between the highest paid information technology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of information technology in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Nevada

Computer Networking
$69,962
Computer Science
$64,646
Information Systems
$90,190
Information Technology
$74,906

Information technology professionals in Nevada earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

As the number of information technology professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited information technology schools in Nevada state is increasing. In 2006, 125 students graduated from information technology courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 139 students graduated.

This represents a 11% increase in the number of information technology degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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