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2022 Computer Science Salary

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31,737

Graduates Per Year

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$64K

Average Salary

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#19

Most Popular Major

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TOP

5

Salary

Very High Salary

$73,966

91% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

2

Systems Science and Theory

$74,997

3

Computer Science

$73,966

4

Construction Engineering

$72,673

Salary Over Time

$73,966

Y2

Y3

Y4

Y5

$64,164

Y6

Common Roles

Engineer

59,000

Software Development Engineer

89,000

Senior Software Engineer

82,000

Highest Earning Cohorts

Highest Earning Region

New England

$91,321

Highest Earning State

RI

$139,267

Highest Earning School

Carnegie Mellon University

$160,116

SALARY

Starting college is a huge investment for most people. It is critical to ensure you get a good return on your investment. We hope the following job placement and income information help you in deciding your focus at college.

Just after university, Computer Science graduates earn $72,297 per year on average, which is the 8th most of any major. After a little time in their careers, they can draw as high as $109,523 down to $37,990, but average about $64,164. For context, that's 66% higher than the American average.

The most popular work position for a Computer Science graduate is Engineer, which commonly make roughly $59,000; next are Software Development Engineer and Senior Software Engineer, which by and large earn more or less $89,000 and $82,000 respectively.

The highest grossing region for Computer Science graduates is New England. RI has the highest earning Computer Science graduates of any state. Ivy League has the most well paid Computer Science graduates of any conference..