Salary and labor market
  
Labor Market Information
Entry level  Annual  Wage 2015
Median Annual Wage 2015
Projected Growth Rate   2012-22
Projected Regional Job Opening 2012-22
Computer Programmers $44,283
$70,678
-2% 80
Software Developers, Applications $54,642
$92,394
21% 100
Computer Systems Analysts $53,830
$81,494
16% 100
​Software Developers, Systems Software ​$56,451
​$97,926
​6% 40
 Source: DEED Labor Market Information Office, www.mn.gov/deed/data/
 
Ridgewater College Placement Statistics 
Number of Total Graduates / Related Placement Rate
​2016
​20152014 2013
Computer Programmer / Computer Systems Technology / Network Systems Administration 17/80%​​17/80%39/100% 27/87%
​Web Programming2/100%​​2/100%​1/100%​7/100%
 
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services  
  
Ridgewater College Related Job Postings
Number of Job Postings
2016 2015
2014
Information Systems
11
24
Network Technology 75 24
35
Computer Programming 46
28
33
Website Development 27
8
16
Technical Services 115
24
24
Computer Science
13
13
​Data Technology
28
18
​Computer Engineering
​0
​0
​Database Management
​3
​9
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services 
           
Past Job Postings on Ridgewater's Career Services Jobs Website for Ridgewater Graduates
     
​Business Name
​Position(s)
​Location
Bayer Built Woodworks Application Support Specialist Belgrade, Minnesota
Bennett Office Technologies Network Administrator Internship Willmar, Minnesota
Bethesda Information Technology Coordinator Willmar, Minnesota
Christensen Farms Production Data Representative Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
​Daktronics
​Technical Support Engineer
​Brookings, SD
Duininck, Inc. Technical Support Specialist Prinsburg, Minnesota
Forstrom Bancorporation IT Assistant - Entry Level Clara City, Minnesota
GradStaff IT / Marketing Specialist; Program Analyst Minneapolis, Minnesota
Healthland Conversion Programmer Glenwood, Minnesota
Hutchinson Manufacturing IT Intern Hutchinson, Minnesota
K & M Manufacturing IT Help Desk / Network Administrator
Drafting Technician
Renville, Minnesota
Life-Science Innovations Software Developer Willmar, Minnesota
Marketing Concepts / Ability Commerce Software Support Analyst; QA Analyst Spicer,  Minnesota
McLeod County IT Technician II Glenco, Minnesota
Morris Electronics Computer / Electronics Technician Morris, Minnesota
North Star Mutual Insurance Co. Computer Programmer Cottonwood, Minnesota
Northern Factory Sales Information Technology Service Specialist Willmar, Minnesota
Novacoast Information Technology Service Specialist Willmar, Minnesota
NU-Telecom IR Telecommunications Technician; TechTeam Member Redwood Falls, Minnesota
Prinsco Inc. Tech Support Specialist Willmar, Minnesota
Procore Technologies Programmer Willmar, Minnesota
Quality Tech Services Programmer Bloomington, Minnesota
Redwood County Technology Coordinator Redwood Falls, Minnesota
Ridgewater College Information Technology Specialist 3 Willmar, Minnesota
RITALKA Information Systems Specialist Montevideo, Minnesota
Riverland Community College Assistant Web Developers Austin, Minnesota
 Source: Ridgewater College Career Services   
 




Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.