Computer Science Facts

The average starting salary for a computer science major is around the mid $50,000s.

The U.S. Department of Labor projects that seven of the 10 fastest growing occupations over the next 10 years will be in the information technology field.

Some Career Options

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Systems Programmer
  • Engineering Software Support Personnel
  • Computer System Engineer
  • Internet Software Developer

Job Outlook

The job demand for men and women in technology is booming! Despite a rumor that there aren't any jobs in the Computer Science field, the outlook couldn't be better.

According to an article in, a shortage of IT workers exists and will continue for the foreseeable future.

According to, Computer Science is ranked 9th among all undergraduate degrees at an average starting salary of the mid $50,000s. As businesses become more technologically dependent, the future job market couldn't look better.