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Popular Computer Science Degree Jobs

Finding a connection between your interests and your career goals is no easy feat, but seeing what jobs are out there for specific majors is a good start. See the most popular computer science degree jobs, as reported by PayScale.


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Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Computer Science Degree Jobs - Full List
Popular Computer Science Degree JobsMedian Salary All U.S.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer$91,800
Programmer Analyst$53,600
Information Technology (IT) Manager$87,500
Software Developer, Web Applications$70,500
Web Developer$61,300
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)$74,000
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Database Administrator (DBA)$82,300
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)$72,900
Systems Administrator$60,800
Software Architect$110,000
Information Technology (IT) Director$109,000
Network Engineer$73,400
Information Technology Specialist$63,000
Project Manager, Software Development$97,000
UNIX System Administrator$73,600
Embedded Software Engineer$85,200
Computer / Network Support Technician$46,900
Network Administrator, IT$55,800
Software Engineering / Development Director$137,000
Software Development Manager$113,000
Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)$71,400
Computer Technical Support Specialist$51,300
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)$148,000
Program Manager, Computer Software$108,000
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.