Computer Science Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 3 computer science schools in Portland 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 Portland, 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

Portland Vs. Oregon Computer Science Employment

Portland 3,480
Oregon 16,140

Exactly 3,480 of the 4,670 computer science professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 64% decline in the number of computer science professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of computer science professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Computer Science employment growth

14,090 14,210 15,420 15,560 4,670
9,760 11,280 12,080 12,240 3,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$68,528 $70,660 $75,068 $75,800 $87,100
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for computer science professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $87,100 per year was earned by computer science professionals in Portland. Computer science professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $68,528, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Portland

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Computer science professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $84,927 per year. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,827 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,335 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Portland

Computer Forensics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems

Portland computer science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Portland


There are 3 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Portland's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's computer science schools offer 5 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Portland


Approximately 97 students completed computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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