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Information Technology Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 9 accredited information technology schools where information technology faculty who teach information technology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the information technology academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in information technology training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Lincoln Technical Institute in Lincoln

    622 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Information Technology Employment

Rhode Island 9,060
National 2,922,550

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

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In Rhode Island

7,920 7,300 7,630 7,790 1,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, information technology is a shrinking field. There were 6,720 less information technology professionals working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of information technology has shrunk by 85% in Rhode Island. This is slower than the trend for information technology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of information technology professionals has shrunk by 89% between 2006 and 2010.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$72,808 $79,190 $82,301 $82,531 $118,470
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by information technology professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. In 2006 information technology professionals made a mean salary of $72,808 per year, and in 2010 they made $118,470 per year.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 39% growth in information technology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Rhode Island state, within the field of information technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid information technology professionals earn 102% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Computer Networking
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

In Rhode Island, information technology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited information technology schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006 there were 423 information technology graduates from information technology courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 400 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of information technology school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 5%. 50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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