Students majoring in Computer Science can earn up to a Doctors degree other. On average, 18% percent of women and 82% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Computer Science is most common in California. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Computer Science is $62,633.

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Top Colleges for Computer Science

The top ranked schools for Computer Science majors include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University with 154 students graduating with a degree in Computer Science at Harvard University. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Computer Science Majors

Majoring in Computer Science, your education is applicable to different careers. Computer Science majors go on to find jobs including Software Developers, Applications and Software Developers, Systems Software which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Computer Science majors include Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer and Information Research Scientists and Software Developers, Systems Software.

Top Paying Careers for Computer Science

  1. Computer and Information Systems Managers   (Median Wage: $142,530)
  2. Computer and Information Research Scientists   (Median Wage: $118,370)
  3. Software Developers, Systems Software   (Median Wage: $110,000)
  4. Software Developers, Applications   (Median Wage: $103,620)
  5. Information Security Analysts   (Median Wage: $98,350)
  6. Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers   (Median Wage: $90,270)
  7. Computer Programmers   (Median Wage: $84,280)
  8. Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $82,220)
  9. Web Developers   (Median Wage: $69,430)
  10. Computer Network Support Specialists   (Median Wage: $62,770)
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