Computer Science Schools In South Dakota

There are 6 accredited computer science schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. The trends in South Dakota's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Lake Area Technical Institute

    230 11th St NE, Watertown, South Dakota 57201-0730

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  3. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  4. Sinte Gleska University

    E. Highway 18, 101 Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, South Dakota 57555-0105

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  5. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  6. Sisseton Wahpeton College

    BIA Rd 700, Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Computer Science Employment

South Dakota 2,480
National 1,479,220

Approximately 0% of the country's computer science professionals work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In South Dakota

2,330 2,420 2,560 2,380 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Dakota, the field of computer science is shrinking. 1,960 less computer science professionals were working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 84%. This decline is faster 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 South Dakota

$53,542 $54,974 $59,574 $57,392 $68,607
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,542 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,607 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$44,440
25th percentile
$51,263
50th percentile
$61,157
75th percentile
$82,060
90th percentile
$107,110

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In South Dakota state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 141% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Computer Engineering
$70,257
Computer Forensics
$54,160
Computer Programming
$51,680
Computer Science
$61,688
Information Systems
$83,850
Information Technology
$63,886

In South Dakota, 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 South Dakota

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In 2006, 30 students graduated from computer science courses in South Dakota. And in 2010, 23 students graduated.

Thus there was a 23% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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