Computer Science Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there are 6 accredited schools where computer science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Washington DC, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Washington DC 11,780
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Washington DC

12,700 11,770 11,450 11,950 4,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, computer science is a shrinking field. In Washington DC, 8,420 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 66% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of computer science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$68,406 $71,832 $76,286 $80,196 $88,020
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $68,406 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $88,020 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$47,203
25th percentile
$67,783
50th percentile
$86,770
75th percentile
$107,257
90th percentile
$128,750

Thus, there was a 22% growth in computer science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington DC state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Computer Engineering
$98,093
Computer Forensics
$81,500
Computer Programming
$80,330
Computer Science
$81,582
Information Systems
$107,020
Information Technology
$87,014

In Washington DC, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total14

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In 2006 there were 218 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 173 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. 43% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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