Information Technology Schools and Programs in Indiana

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 Did you know there are 109 higher education schools in Indiana? 

Before you choose the right college to pursue your IT career, it is important to understand the educational and career landscape. Whether you want to pursue a career in computer support or as a network administrator job in say... Indianapolis, Indiana, we have taken the time to gather some important information for you. For example, did you know that computer user support specialist jobs employ the most Indiana IT professionals, with a total of 7,940 in this career path? [i] Let's start with some general education information about colleges in Indiana from 2014:[ii]

  • Indiana has 109 degree-granting institutions; that’s 19 more than the national average of 90!
  • Indiana awarded 83,658 post-secondary degrees/certificates, compared to the national average of 78,228.
  • About 195,918 male students attend college in Indiana; the national average is 171,951.
  • 245,376 female students attend college in Indiana, quite a bit more than the national average of 228,592.

Information Technology Careers in Indiana

Seeking to pursue an Indiana IT career? This state contains about 482,847 firms, including IT companies.[iii] Before beginning your career search, it’s important to have a good idea of what you’re looking for, as well as the skills you can bring to the table. IT jobs may have a variety of different titles, but they often have responsibilities in common. Here are just a few IT career paths you may want to consider.

Computer User Support Specialist[iv]

Sample of reported job titles: Computer Specialist, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Electronic Data Processing Auditor (EDP Auditor), Help Desk Analyst, Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Network Support Specialist, Network Technician, Support Specialist, Technical Support Specialist[v]

  • Computer user support specialists employed in Indiana in 2014: 7,940
  • For every 1,000 people employed in Indiana, 2.73 are computer user support specialists.
  • The annual mean 10th percentile wage in 2014: $26,270
  • The annual mean 90th percentile wage in 2014: $78,880
  • From 2012 to 2022, computer user support specialist positions in Indiana are projected to grow by about 11.3% for a total of about 7,870 jobs.[vi]

Computer user support specialist salary information for specific metro areas of Indiana*

Metro AreaLowest 10thMedianHighest 90th
Anderson, IN$28,030$44,120$60,840
Bloomington, IN$24,310$38,840$60,090
Columbus, IN$32,650$45,710$62,680
Elkhart / Goshen, IN$23,700$38,610$57,410
Evansville, IN-KY$22,220$37,300$62,880
Fort Wayne, IN$26,870$38,960$62,250
Gary, IN$19,170$41,290$70,050
Indianapolis / Carmel, IN$29,530$45,270$98,990
Kokomo, IN$24,490$46,350$84,660
Lafayette, IN$21,950$38,690$58,760
Michigan City / La Porte, IN$23,820$36,570$51,630
Muncie, IN$30,490$44,160$72,100
South Bend / Mishawaka, IN-MI$26,230$42,980$72,210
Terre Haute, IN$26,190$41,540$57,860

 

Information Security Analyst[vii]

Sample of reported job titles: Computer Security Specialist, Computer Specialist, Data Security Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Manager, Information Security Officer, Information Security Specialist, Information Systems Security Analyst, Information Technology Security Analyst, Information Technology Specialist[viii]

  • Information security analysts employed in Indiana in 2014: 780
  • For every 1,000 people employed in Indiana, .27 are information security analysts.
  • The annual mean 10th percentile wage in 2014: $46,590
  • The annual mean 90th percentile wage in 2014: $119,180
  • Occupational projections were unavailable for information security analysts in Indiana. [vi]

Information security analyst salary information for specific metro areas of Indiana*

Metro AreaLowest 10thMedianHighest 90th

Evansville, IN-KY

$28,030$44,120$60,840

Fort Wayne, IN

$24,310$38,840$60,090

Indianapolis / Carmel, IN

$32,650$45,710$62,680

 

Web Developer [ix]

Sample of reported job titles: Web Designer, Web Developer, Webmaster [x]

  • Web developers employed in Indiana in 2014: 1,940
  • For every 1,000 people employed in Indiana, .76 are web developers.
  • The annual mean 10th percentile wage in 2014: $32,230
  • The annual mean 90th percentile wage in 2014: $77,850
  • From 2012 to 2022, web developer positions in Indiana are projected to grow by about 14.8% for a total of about 2,183 jobs. [vi]

Web developer salary information for specific metro areas of Indiana*

Metro AreaLowest 10thMedianHighest 90th
Bloomington, IN$27,910$37,020$48,040
Elkhart / Goshen, IN$32,450$50,820$66,450
Evansville, IN-KY$23,050$52,570$73,330
Fort Wayne, IN$31,460$53,700$81,370
Gary, IN$31,640$51,250$81,300
Indianapolis / Carmel, IN$35,660$56,010$78,760
Lafayette, IN$39,300$50,870$75,100
South Bend / Mishawaka, IN-MI$32,490$46,230$90,940

 

Network and Computer Systems Administrator[xi]

Sample of reported job titles: Information Technology Director (IT Director), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Manager, Network Specialist, Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer[xii]

  • Network and computer systems administrators employed in Indiana in 2014: 6,850
  • For every 1,000 people employed in Indiana, 2.36 are network and computer systems administrators.
  • The annual mean 10th percentile wage in 2014: $40,930
  • The annual mean 90th percentile wage in 2014: $98,330
  • From 2012 to 2022, network and computer systems administrator roles in Indiana are projected to increase by 11.8% each year, for a total of 7,395.[vi]

Network and computer systems salary information for specific metro areas of Indiana*

Metro AreaLowest 10thMedianHighest 90th
Anderson, IN$35,980$53,590$92,060
Bloomington, IN$35,410$66,170$100,610
Columbus, IN$40,990$57,790$79,660
Elkhart / Goshen, IN$36,610$62,680$96,220
Evansville, IN-KY$35,320$54,050$97,760
Fort Wayne, IN$41,660$57,220$85,810
Gary, IN$38,610$62,760$93,880
Indianapolis / Carmel, IN$45,410$69,950$110,250
Kokomo, IN$41,580$67,450$85,090
Lafayette, IN$43,530$60,050$88,820
Michigan City / La Porte, IN$35,270$55,980$89,580
Muncie, IN$36,650$60,630$87,320
South Bend / Mishawaka, IN-MI$40,240$57,880$76,190
Terre Haute, IN$40,070$62,070$78,730

 

Software and IT Services Companies in Indiana**

You should definitely consider getting to know about some of the fastest-growing IT employers in Indiana. Inc.’s 2014 Inc. 5000 List is a great resource for high-growth, innovative companies– just search for fastest-growing private companies in Indiana! Six software companies and ten IT services companies made the cut in 2014. We’ve profiled a few of them, below:[xiii]

  • #707 Mesh Systems – You may have heard of the Internet of Things, which allows remote devices to be connected, monitored, and controlled. Mesh Systems provides turnkey Internet of Things (IoT) / Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, helping companies harness this exciting technology. This Carmel, Indiana software company was founded in 2005 and has experienced 640% growth over the past three years.[xiv]
  • #1218 Express Software & Services – This Indianapolis, Indiana software company provides legal case management software for law firms. Their Case Pacer software helps legal practices with record collection, document storage, and much more. Express Software & Services has been in business since 2010.[xv]
  • #1480 Ticketracker – As their name suggests, Tricketracker helps schools to manage ticketing for events like performances and proms. Their software allows schools to promote fun happenings, track sales, and monitor attendance, making it easy to organize and ticket an event. Ticketracker is located in Anderson, Indiana.[xvi]
  • #533 CloudOne – CloudOne deploys IBM software, cloud services, and much more for a variety of industries, like automotive, industrial, government, healthcare, and logistics/transportation. This Indianapolis, Indiana IT services company has experienced an impressive 892% three-year growth and was listed by Inc. as #8 out of the top companies in Indiana.[xvii]
  • #1962 SmartIT – This Indianapolis IT services company certainly lives up to the name SmartIT. They specialize in providing not just business technology solutions, but staffing services to help businesses find just the right IT employee to fill an open position. SmartIT was founded in 2005 and has experienced 207% three-year growth.[xviii]

**This listing is for informational purposes only and does not represent that jobs are available or will be available at these companies.  

*Salary Data | [i] bls.gov/oes/current/oes_in.htm#15-0000 | [ii] nces.ed.gov/programs/stateprofiles/sresult.asp?mode=full&displaycat=4&s1=18 | [iii] quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/18000.html | [iv] bls.gov/oes/current/oes151151.htm | [v] onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1151.00 | [vi] hoosierdata.in.gov/dpage.asp?id=39&view_number=2&menu_level=&panel_number=2 | [vii] bls.gov/oes/current/oes151122.htm | [viii] onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1122.00 | [ix] bls.gov/oes/current/oes151134.htm | [x] onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1134.00 | [xi] bls.gov/oes/current/oes151142.htm | [xii] onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1142.00 | [xiii] inc.com/inc5000/list/2014/ | [xiv] mesh-systems.com/company | [xv] casepacer.com/ | [xvi] marketing.ticketracker.com/ | [xvii] oncloudone.com/ | [xviii] getsmarterit.com/

 

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