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As more and more daily functions go digital, like managing bank accounts and school records, writing computer code will be a more in-demand skill than ever. Computer scientists get to be creative and solve complex problems. Curious which computer programming job you might like? See PayScale's list of the most popular computer science degree jobs.

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 National Median Pay
Software Developer $81,800
Senior Software Engineer $97,500
Programmer Analyst $76,900
Information Technology Project Manager $95,600
Software Development Engineer, Test $82,000
Information Technology Director $111,000
Business Analyst, IT $80,600
Web Developer $58,400
Software Architect $117,000
Computer Networking/IT Systems Engineer $84,600
Software Development Manager $113,000
Information Technology Consultant $95,800
Database Administrator $84,500
Network Engineer, IT $82,800
Information Technology Specialist $65,300
Systems Administrator $62,500
Systems Analyst $85,300
Computer / Network Support Technician $48,200
Application Developer $75,000
Network Administrator, LAN / WAN $66,800
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.
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