Information Technology Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

The city of Santa Cruz has only one school 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 Santa Cruz, which includes information technology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Information Technology Employment

Santa Cruz 280
California 420,920

Exactly 130 of California's 38,380 information technology professionals work in Santa Cruz. There has been a 92% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Santa Cruz between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of information technology professionals in Santa Cruz has decreased, overall employment in Santa Cruz has increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Information Technology employment growth

346,240 354,090 372,830 376,080 38,380
1,540 1,530 1,630 1,330 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$77,450 $77,166 $79,978 $81,948 $121,600
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

As the number of information technology professionals in Santa Cruz has shrunk, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. Santa Cruz information technology professionals made $121,600 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, information technology professionals in Santa Cruz made an average salary of $77,450 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Cruz.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Santa Cruz

10th percentile
$70,990
25th percentile
$95,790
50th percentile
$116,290
75th percentile
$143,560
90th percentile
$170,830

Information technology professionals in Santa Cruz earn a median salary of $116,290 per year. The 10% of information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $70,990 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Information Technology
$121,600
Information Systems
$121,600
Computer Science
$121,600

On average information technology professionals in Santa Cruz earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Cruz.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Santa Cruz

1

Many of Santa Cruz's information technology professionals are graduates of the only accredited information technology school in the city.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Santa Cruz

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Santa Cruz's information technology schools offer 3 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Santa Cruz

associate
0
bachelor
39
master
23
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total70

Approximately 70 students graduated from information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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