Computer Science Schools
In Santa Clara, California

In Santa Clara, there are 2 computer science schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Clara'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:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Computer Science Employment

Santa Clara 7,600
California 170,660

Exactly 7,600 of California's 51,670 computer science professionals work in Santa Clara. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Clara, there has been a 63% decline in the number of computer science professionals. As the employment for computer science professionals in Santa Clara has decreased, overall employment in Santa Clara has also decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Computer Science employment growth

157,020 165,990 171,300 169,260 51,670
20,780 21,790 24,070 21,450 7,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$81,946 $82,274 $87,738 $93,460 $108,713
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

Salaries for computer science professionals in Santa Clara have increased. Santa Clara computer science professionals made $108,713 per year, on average, in 2010. Computer science professionals in Santa Clara made a yearly average salary of $81,946, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Santa Clara is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Santa Clara

10th percentile
$64,560
25th percentile
$84,137
50th percentile
$105,143
75th percentile
$98,200
90th percentile
$91,257

Computer science professionals in Santa Clara earn a median salary of $105,143 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 41%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $64,560 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,257 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Computer Forensics
$74,070
Computer Programming
$106,530
Computer Science
$108,713
Computer Engineering
$117,665
Information Technology
$143,475
Information Systems
$170,590

Computer science professional salaries in Santa Clara are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Santa Clara

2

There are 2 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Santa Clara's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Santa Clara

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in computer science offered by Santa Clara's computer science schools.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Santa Clara

associate
2
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total13

Approximately 13 students completed computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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