Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

Common Industries to work in

Tech

Possible career paths

(Ranked by US median annual salary)

Computer and Information Systems Managers

365,690 employed

Low

$83,860

Median

$139,220

Top

$280,000

Computer Hardware Engineers

66,770 employed

Low

$66,290

Median

$115,120

Top

$176,900

Computer and Information Research Scientists

27,920 employed

Low

$65,540

Median

$114,520

Top

$176,780

Software Developers, Systems Software

394,590 employed

Low

$65,670

Median

$107,600

Top

$164,150

Computer Network Architects

157,830 employed

Low

$58,160

Median

$104,650

Top

$162,390

Software Developers, Applications

849,230 employed

Low

$59,870

Median

$101,790

Top

$160,100

Sales Engineers

70,820 employed

Low

$56,940

Median

$98,720

Top

$162,740

Information Security Analysts

105,250 employed

Low

$55,560

Median

$95,510

Top

$153,090

Computer Systems Analysts

581,960 employed

Low

$53,750

Median

$88,270

Top

$139,850

Database Administrators

113,690 employed

Low

$48,480

Median

$87,020

Top

$132,420

Computer Programmers

247,690 employed

Low

$47,090

Median

$82,240

Top

$132,530

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

375,040 employed

Low

$49,830

Median

$81,100

Top

$130,200

Colleges that offer this degree

(ranked by reported salaries 10 years out of school)

Georgetown University

7,128 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$52,300

Reported Median Salary

$93,500

University of Pennsylvania

10,660 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$53,534

Reported Median Salary

$85,900

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

4,337 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$48,628

Reported Median Salary

$84,900

Duke University

6,552 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$53,500

Reported Median Salary

$84,400

Carnegie Mellon University

6,434 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$53,910

Reported Median Salary

$83,600

Columbia University in the City of New York

8,170 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$57,208

Reported Median Salary

$83,300

Yale University

5,742 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$51,400

Reported Median Salary

$83,200

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

2,146 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$48,012

Reported Median Salary

$80,900

Kettering University

1,850 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$42,490

Reported Median Salary

$80,500

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

14,810 undergraduate students

Public

Tuition (In state)

$12,418

Reported Median Salary

$79,100

Cornell University

14,815 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$52,853

Reported Median Salary

$77,200

The Creative Circus

227 undergraduate students

Private

Tuition

$17,115

Reported Median Salary

$77,200

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