Tech Schools in Utah - UT

In 2007 the Utah Technology Council released updated data on the state of technology in Utah. Some of the specific statistics released were:

  • Over 4,300 IT and Life Science companies currently exist in Utah. This is an increase of 600 over the 2006 data, and comprises more than 62,000 high-paying jobs.
  • The average technology salary continues to be 66 percent higher than the statewide average annual salary.
  • Overall, Utah's technology and life science industry grew by 10.4 percent from 2005 to 2006 (up from 7.3 percent growth from 2004 to 2005).

"Utah's technology and life science industries are clearly growing, Even more exciting is that our growth continues to set new milestones within the U.S. as a whole. Utah is rapidly advancing its prevalence and presence on a national scale."

-- Richard R. Nelson, president and CEO of Control4

With Utah’s continued growth and commitment to the technology industry, companies continue to seek out skilled IT professionals. To remain competitive in this industry, or to even break into this industry, a college degree in technology is essential.

Featured Campus-based Utah - UT - IT Degree Programs

Featured Online Technology Programs in Utah

IT Resources in Utah

  • Utah Technology Council— This organization works with business and government leaders to make the state of Utah a better place for technology companies to do business.

Utah Information Technology Salaries

In Utah, the average salary for information technology professionals is at $47,000. The mean salary in the state of Utah across all professions is $35,540 for 2007, according to the United States Department of Labor.

Specific breakdown of Information Technology (IT) Salaries in Utah

  • Information Technology Professional in Utah: $47,000
  • Information Technology Manager in Utah: $52,000
  • Database Administrator in Utah: $50,000
  • Network Administrator in Utah: $47,000
  • Software Developer in Utah: $56,000
  • Web Designer in Utah: $42,000
  • Web Developer in Utah: $54,000

Information Technology (IT) Salaries Specific to Ogden

  • Information Technology Professional in Ogden :  $47,000
  • Information Technology Manager in Ogden : $53,000
  • Database Administrator in Ogden : $50,000
  • Network Administrator in Ogden : $47,000
  • Software Developer in Ogden : $56,000
  • Web Designer in Ogden : $43,000
  • Web Developer in Ogden : $54,000

Information Technology (IT) Salaries Specific to Salt Lake City

  • Information Technology Professional in Salt Lake City :  $46,000
  • Information Technology Manager in Salt Lake City : $51,000
  • Database Administrator in Salt Lake City : $49,000
  • Network Administrator in Salt Lake City : $46,000
  • Software Developer in Salt Lake City : $55,000
  • Web Designer in Salt Lake City : $41,000
  • Web Developer in Salt Lake City : $53,000

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