Information Technology Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 10 information technology schools where information technology faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's information technology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Information Technology Employment

Philadelphia 10,690
Pennsylvania 122,400

Exactly 4,140 of the 8,870 information technology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of information technology professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 91%. As the employment for information technology professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Information Technology employment growth

96,080 99,160 102,100 103,570 8,870
46,880 44,840 45,590 47,390 4,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$76,611 $81,319 $85,758 $88,729 $138,860
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for information technology professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $138,860 per year was earned by information technology professionals in Philadelphia. The average salary for information technology professionals in Philadelphia was $76,611 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of information technology professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Philadelphia

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Information technology professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $129,830 per year. The difference in pay between the information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $80,900 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $191,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

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

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Philadelphia


There are 10 accredited information technology schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's information technology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's information technology schools offer 27 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 527 students completed information technology courses.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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