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2021 Highest Paid Information Technology Graduates in Louisiana

12 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,800 Avg Salary
$37,524 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Highest Paid Information Technology Graduates in LouisianaWith 12 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, information technology is the #118 most popular major in Louisiana. This means that 0.2% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. The IT school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid IT Graduates.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Information Technology Majors

The average information technology major who graduates from a school in Louisiana earns about $45,800 per year during the early years of their career. This is 15% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

On a nationwide level, IT majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $48,771. That's 6% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Louisiana.

Average Salary for IT Graduates from Schools in Louisiana  45,800
Average Salary for IT Graduates from Schools Nationwide  48,771
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Information Technology Grads in Louisiana

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid IT graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid IT Graduates in Louisiana

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Herzing University - Kenner. Herzing University - Kenner is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Kenner. Students who receive their bachelor's in IT from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $45,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IT graduates from Herzing University - Kenner carry an average student debtload of $33,086. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $378.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Information Technology Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 116
Florida 214 457
Tennessee 209 2
North Carolina 207 44
Virginia 206 363
South Carolina 188 30
Alabama 183 43
Kentucky 177 4
Arkansas 164 0
Mississippi 158 2
West Virginia 142 439

Information Technology is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to IT

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 417
Computer Information Systems 75
Information Science 57
Computer Programming 32
Computer Software & Applications 2

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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