Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 546,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.
The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $88,240 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810(1).
Jobs available to a CS major with a Bachelor’s degree
2019 Median Salary
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks.
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and find a solution that is more efficient and effective.
Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data.
Information Security Analysts
Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.
Software developers create the applications or systems that run on a computer or another device.