Computer Science Schools In Rhode Island

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited computer science schools in Rhode Island. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of Rhode Island, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

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  2. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

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  3. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Rhode Island 5,190
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Rhode Island

5,000 4,140 4,990 4,940 1,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, computer science is a shrinking field. 3,240 less computer science professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 65%. 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 Rhode Island

$67,060 $73,282 $79,464 $80,296 $90,983
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer science professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $67,060 per year, and in 2010 they made $90,983 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Rhode Island

10th percentile
$56,150
25th percentile
$68,507
50th percentile
$85,557
75th percentile
$106,340
90th percentile
$127,123

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 26% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 126% pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Computer Engineering
$95,637
Computer Forensics
$74,370
Computer Programming
$68,240
Computer Science
$80,014
Information Systems
$98,300
Information Technology
$82,128

In Rhode Island, computer science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited computer science schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006 there were 21 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 7 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 67%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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