Computer Programming Schools

As a professor or instructor of computer programming classes at one of the 707 accredited computer programming schools in the country, you play a iperative role in shaping the future of this growing field. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer programming academic community and the future trends. Academia in computer programming includes computer programming training at the following levels:

  • Computer Programming Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Programming
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
  • Masters degree in Computer Programming
  • PhD degree in Computer Programming


Statistics

Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Computer programmers

396,020 394,710 394,230 367,880 0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%. By 2018 this trend is expected to slow down.

National Salary percentiles for Computer programmers

No data at this time.

National Median Salary Growth For Computer Programming

$65,510 $68,080 $69,620 $70,940 $0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Educational Trends

National Computer Programming Student enrollment growth by degree

3,206 2,578 2,340 2,335 2,248
816 823 710 905 905
0 0 0 0 0
130 144 142 91 91
1,761 1,303 1,275 1,885 1,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Computer Programming
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Programming
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Computer Programming
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Computer Programming
  • Grey: Certificate in Computer Programming

In the US, 5,913 students graduated from computer programming degree programs in 2006. And in 2010, 4,954 students graduated from computer programming schools.

This represents a 16% change in the number of graduates. The growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general has been 12% from 2006 to 2010. Thus, the decline in the number of students graduating from computer programming courses is greater than the change in the number of students graduating in all disciplines in the US.

Computer Programming Programs offered Nationwide

associate
348
bachelor
60
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
290
Total708

It is interesting to note that while student graduation is down, the number of schools offering computer programming programs has increased. There were 638 computer programming schools across the country in 2006. And there were 707 schools in 2010.

Computer Programming Faculty Salaries

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States

  1. California80 Schools
  2. Texas55 Schools
  3. Ohio43 Schools
  4. Florida42 Schools
  5. Michigan40 Schools
  6. North Carolina30 Schools
  7. Illinois27 Schools
  8. Pennsylvania24 Schools
  9. Minnesota23 Schools
  10. Washington State22 Schools
  11. Missouri22 Schools
  12. Indiana21 Schools
  13. Arizona20 Schools
  14. Georgia18 Schools
  15. New York17 Schools
  16. Wisconsin17 Schools
  17. Iowa15 Schools
  18. Massachusetts15 Schools
  19. Kansas14 Schools
  20. Mississippi12 Schools
  21. Tennessee12 Schools
  22. Oklahoma11 Schools
  23. Maryland11 Schools
  24. New Jersey10 Schools
  25. Oregon9 Schools
  26. Utah9 Schools
  27. Arkansas8 Schools
  28. South Carolina8 Schools
  29. Virginia8 Schools
  30. Kentucky6 Schools
  31. Connecticut6 Schools
  32. New Mexico5 Schools
  33. Louisiana5 Schools
  34. Colorado5 Schools
  35. Nevada5 Schools
  36. Alabama4 Schools
  37. South Dakota4 Schools
  38. Idaho4 Schools
  39. West Virginia3 Schools
  40. Wyoming3 Schools
  41. Montana3 Schools
  42. Nebraska3 Schools
  43. Rhode Island2 Schools
  44. New Hampshire2 Schools
  45. North Dakota1 Schools
  46. Alaska1 Schools
  47. Washington DC1 Schools
  48. Vermont1 Schools

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