Computer Science Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 10 computer science schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science education in Chicago, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Computer Science Employment

Chicago 13,630
Illinois 57,080

Of the 18,150 computer science professionals employed in Illinois, 13,630 work in Chicago. The number of computer science professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 67% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for computer science professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Computer Science employment growth

57,060 56,830 56,460 59,630 18,150
40,980 40,660 40,260 43,500 13,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$69,812 $70,872 $73,726 $70,936 $74,937
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of computer science professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. Chicago computer science professionals made $74,937 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, computer science professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $69,812 per year. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$37,707
25th percentile
$52,810
50th percentile
$72,147
75th percentile
$92,407
90th percentile
$84,310

Computer science professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $72,147. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,707 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Chicago

Computer Forensics
$0
Computer Science
$74,937
Computer Programming
$77,650
Computer Engineering
$93,270
Information Technology
$103,990
Information Systems
$116,710

On average computer science professional salaries in Chicago are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Chicago

10

There are 10 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Chicago's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
7
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total22

Chicago's computer science schools offer 22 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
202
master
371
doctor
25
Certificate
0
Total598

In 2010 approximately 598 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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