Computer Science Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there are 4 computer science schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Computer Science Employment

Sacramento 3,760
California 170,660

Exactly 3,760 of California's 51,670 computer science professionals work in Sacramento. The number of computer science professionals in Sacramento has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for computer science professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Computer Science employment growth

157,020 165,990 171,300 169,260 51,670
12,840 13,640 14,260 13,890 3,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$68,554 $69,532 $69,476 $73,232 $80,590
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $80,590 per year was earned by computer science professionals in Sacramento. Computer science professionals in Sacramento made a yearly average salary of $68,554, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Sacramento is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Sacramento

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Computer science professionals make a median salary of $74,623 per year in Sacramento. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 57%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $55,160 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $86,875 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Sacramento

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

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

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Sacramento


There are 4 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Sacramento


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in computer science offered by Sacramento's computer science schools.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 66 students graduated from computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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