Popular Computer Science Degree Jobs

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Whether you write code to help protect medical records online or develop popular home entertainment games, a degree in computer science assures you a long career with plenty of work opportunities. To help you decide which option you might like best, see PayScale's list of the most popular computer science degree jobs.

Methodology
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 Jobs Median Salary All U.S.
Software Developer $76,900
Senior Software Engineer $98,600
Programmer Analyst $75,400
Information Technology (IT) Manager $86,400
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) $96,500
Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) $84,700
Information Technology (IT) Consultant $98,200
Web Developer $51,400
Business Analyst, IT $80,500
Software Architect $115,000
Database Administrator (DBA) $83,500
Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) $76,900
Information Technology (IT) Director $112,000
Software Development Manager $119,000
Information Technology Specialist $65,800
Network Engineer, IT $81,500
System Administrator, Windows Server $62,500
Systems Administrator $59,500
Information Technology (IT) Architect $114,000
Network Administrator, IT $56,800
Computer / Network Support Technician $47,800
Senior Systems Analyst $84,500
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.