Why Consider a Computer Science Major?
Which field has...
- ...the third best-rated job in the world, and 4 of the top 10 highest paid, highest growth jobs?
- ...3 of the top 7 jobs in highest demand?
- ...a looming severe shortage in college graduates?
Computer Science (CS) jobs are among the highest paid, highest satisfaction jobs of the projected highest growth jobs through 2020. With this constantly growing field, the demand for CS majors is persistently increasing; however, the supply is not meeting the demand. This severe shortage of CS graduates looms and promises excellent opportunities for savvy students.
- Software engineers rank third on Forbes' list of best jobs for 2013.
- Four computing jobs are in the top ten of the US News World Report's list of the 100 best jobs of 2013 based on highest salary and highest growth.
- 4. Computer Systems Analyst: $78,770 (median annual salary)
- 6. Database Administrator: $75,190
- 7. Software Developer: $89,280
- 9. Web Developer: $77,990
Visit the ACM Computing Degrees and Careers site for more information and resources about the exciting field of computing.
Consider the decreasing supply and increasing demand.
Choose Computer Science as a major.