Computer Science Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

There are 2 computer science schools in Cambridge for faculty to choose from. The trends in Cambridge's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Computer Science Employment

Cambridge 11,090
Massachusetts 50,520

Exactly 11,090 of the 16,070 computer science professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. There has been a 63% decline in the number of computer science professionals in Cambridge between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Computer Science employment growth

44,010 46,160 49,170 51,610 16,070
29,920 32,610 34,390 36,380 11,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$76,230 $80,772 $83,484 $85,978 $93,423
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for computer science professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 Cambridge computer science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $93,423. The average salary for computer science professionals in Cambridge was $76,230 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Cambridge is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Cambridge

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Computer science professionals in Cambridge earn a median salary of $90,287 per year. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,633 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $109,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Computer Programming
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems

Computer science professional salaries in Cambridge are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Cambridge


Many of Cambridge's computer science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited computer science schools in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in computer science offered by Cambridge's computer science schools.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 382 students graduated from computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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