Computer Science graduates go on to careers with a varied number of titles, including software engineer, systems analyst, software developer, web developer, security analyst and the like. The salaries of graduates are among the highest for bachelor’s degrees, as you will find from sources like US News and World Report. Payscale.com reports that Computer Science graduates rank #6 and #14 (depending on whether the major originates from an engineering focus or arts and science focus).
- 6. Computer Science (CS) & Engineering ($69,100)
- 14. Computer Science (CS) & Mathematics ($62,900)
For the range of salaries from fresh graduates to mid and late career according to graduates with different job titles, see the following link .
US News reports that computing related careers are among the Top 25 Best Jobs of 2016.
- 3. Computer Systems Analyst
- 13. Software Developer
- 18. Operations Research Analyst
- 20. Web Developer
Finally, a recent report by Payscale.com indicated that Tennessee Tech University graduates are #1 amongst Tennessee Public Universities, with jobs for Software Engineering averaging around $72,000.