The average starting salary for 2013 grads earning bachelor’s degrees has risen to $45,000, up 5.3% from the average starting salary for the class of 2012. (I’ve rounded NACE’s numbers to the nearest $1,000).
Software Engineer = $100,519 per year
Software Developer = $90,156 per year
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, graduates who hold a bachelor’s in computer science reported a high average starting salary of $62,200 in 2012. Of course, expected pay varies considerably with the type of job you take.
Master’s degree programs in computer science typically cover algorithms, numerical analysis and database systems. Find out about career options, job growth and salary info for master’s-level computer science graduates.
(IT) Director = $97,500