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Information Technology Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 10 information technology 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 Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in information technology includes information technology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Information Technology Employment

Atlanta 17,150
Georgia 100,840

Of the 10,100 information technology professionals employed in Georgia, 7,900 work in Atlanta. There has been a 88% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of information technology professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Information Technology employment growth

85,250 82,700 89,120 90,370 10,100
67,580 67,140 72,830 74,170 7,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$73,645 $77,019 $81,543 $83,202 $119,460
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for information technology professionals in Atlanta have increased. Atlanta information technology professionals made $119,460 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, information technology professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $73,645 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Information technology professionals make a median salary of $112,280 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $71,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $167,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

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

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Atlanta


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

Information Technology Programs Offered In Atlanta


There are a total of 20 degree and certificate programs in information technology offered by Atlanta's information technology schools.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 597 students completed information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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