Job Outlook

​Job Outlook Positive for Computer Science Majors​

Opportunities abound for computer science majors, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  There are job increases predicted in almost all fields from 2010-2020, including:


Computer programmer - Jobs expected to increase by 12 per cent, with a median salary of $71,380 reported.


Systems analyst - Jobs expected to increase by 22 per cent, with a median income of $77,740 reported.


Information/Security Analyst/Web Developer - Jobs expected to increase by 22 per cent, with a median income of $75,660 reported.


Software developer - Jobs expected to increase by 30 per cent, with a median income of $90,530 reported.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Computer Support Specialists,  on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ (visited May 24, 2012).