Imagine a future where you have the skills to work in any industry. You’re not limited, but free to find what’s best for you and your career path. This isn’t the future — it’s the beauty of a computer science education. Along with these new options come amazing salaries.
Computer Science Careers and Salaries
Computer science is a very rewarding field that can lead to many different careers. From video game design to software engineering, there are many options for people who like problem-solving and programming. Let’s highlight some of the jobs you can get in computer science, and the salaries you would expect.
- Cloud computing engineer: $103,087
- Data scientist: $103,930
- Full-stack developer: $99,106
- Information security analyst: $103,590
- Machine learning engineer: $111,141
- Mobile app designer: $65,000
- Software quality assurance manager: $114,270
- User interface designer: $97,136
What are some of our graduates doing?
Graduates of our program have earned master’s degrees and doctorates at universities such as Carnegie Mellon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech. They’ve also gone on to some amazing careers. No kidding, one of our graduates is known as the “engineer who saved LinkedIn.”
- Chief technology officer and vice president of artificial intelligence, Microsoft
- Database analyst, Colonial Behavioral Health
- Principal engineer, Dell EMC
- Quality assurance engineer, Apple, Inc.
- Quality engineer, Vistaprint
- Software engineer, Meridium
- Software engineer, Video Gaming Technologies
- Vice president of technology, Amazon Web Services
Salary and job projections come from national averages in the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources, including Glassdoor, Indeed, and industry-specific posts and publications. The data is meant to provide you with an idea of career options and salary ranges, not as a guarantee of obtaining these positions after graduation. These represent national averages and may vary by source and time frame collected. Actual salaries vary by region. Some jobs may require additional training or graduate education.