Google Trend growth of Computer Science over the last 8 years which has shown some decline overall but the entire sector of Computer Science professionals is very diverse and extremely strong. I think we all know Computer Science & Computer Scientists are not going anywhere as computers have solidified themselves in our daily lives.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Computer and Information Research Scientists which can include people in Computer Science. The profession listed by the BLS is much more specialized and can pay slightly higher on average but in the state by state salary comparison below you’ll see some states that pay around $101,000 a year for Computer Science positions. The total number of jobs in the market are 28,200 and they’ll see a 19% growth adding around 5,300 Computer Science jobs to the market from 2010 – 2020.
Listed below is information that is specific to Computer Science job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Computer Science professional. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Computer Scientists and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”