Careers in Computing
Job Outlook for Computer Scientists
The U.S. Department of Labor show strong job prospects for those with degrees in Computer
Science, with much faster than average job growth. For example,
- Positions for Software
Developers will grow 30% from 2010 to 2020. In 2010, median annual earnings of
wage-and-salary software developers were $90,530.
- Positions for Computer and Information
Research Scientists will grow 19% from 2010 to 2020. Median annual earnings of
computer and information research scientists were $100,660 in 2010.
- Positions for Computer Systems Analysts
will grow 22% from 2010 to 2020. Median annual earnings of wage-and-salary computer
systems analysts were $77,740 in 2010.
The ACM Computing Careers Website is also an excellent resource for information about careers for Computer Scientists.