Computer Science Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there are 4 computer science schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The trends in San Diego's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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

San Diego Vs. California Computer Science Employment

San Diego 4,620
California 170,660

Exactly 4,620 of California's 51,670 computer science professionals work in San Diego. There has been a 68% decline in the number of computer science professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Computer Science employment growth

157,020 165,990 171,300 169,260 51,670
14,240 14,860 14,800 15,200 4,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$67,712 $68,356 $72,566 $75,740 $84,480
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $84,480 per year was earned by computer science professionals in San Diego. Four years earlier in 2006, computer science professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $67,712 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in San Diego

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Computer science professionals make a median salary of $79,550 per year in San Diego. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,343 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $100,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in San Diego

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

San Diego 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 San Diego


Many of San Diego's computer science professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited computer science schools in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In San Diego


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

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 134 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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