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Information Technology Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

In Lake Charles, there are 2 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 Lake Charles, and the future trends. Academia in information technology includes information technology training at the information technology associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Information Technology Employment

Lake Charles 50
Louisiana 16,050

Exactly 50 of Louisiana's 1,490 information technology professionals work in Lake Charles. There has been a 82% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Lake Charles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lake Charles has also decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Information Technology employment growth

13,630 12,370 13,500 13,630 1,490
280 280 330 340 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$52,536 $57,929 $59,625 $57,478 $69,800
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

In Lake Charles, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 information technology professionals in Lake Charles reportedly earned an average salary of $69,800 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for information technology professionals in Lake Charles was $52,536 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Charles.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Lake Charles

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25th percentile
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Information technology professionals in Lake Charles earn a median salary of $68,980 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 148%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Lake Charles

Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

Lake Charles information technology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Lake Charles


Many of Lake Charles' information technology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited information technology schools in the city.

Information Technology Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' information technology schools offer 2 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Lake Charles


In 2010 approximately 25 students graduated from information technology courses.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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