Computer Science Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

Computer Science faculty can choose to work at only one computer science school in Des Moines. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the computer science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Computer Science Employment

Des Moines 1,330
Iowa 11,760

Exactly 1,330 of the 3,330 computer science professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. There has been a 75% decline in the number of computer science professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for computer science professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Computer Science employment growth

12,450 12,600 13,310 12,710 3,330
5,290 5,760 6,290 5,510 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$56,922 $62,724 $62,542 $63,862 $68,913
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

Salaries for computer science professionals in Des Moines have increased. Des Moines computer science professionals made $68,913 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for computer science professionals in Des Moines was $56,922 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Des Moines.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Des Moines

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Computer science professionals make a median salary of $64,457 per year in Des Moines. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,587 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $102,407 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Computer Science
Computer Programming
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems

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

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Des Moines


There is only one accredited computer science school in the city. Many of Des Moines' computer science professionals are graduates of this school.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Des Moines


There is one degree and certificate program in computer science offered by Des Moines' computer science school.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Des Moines


In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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