Computer Science Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 10 accredited computer science schools where computer science faculty who teach computer science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in West Virginia, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  3. Bethany College in Bethany

    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

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  4. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

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  5. Huntington Junior College

    900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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  6. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

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  7. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  8. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  9. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  10. Bridgemont Community and Technical College

    619 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Computer Science Employment

West Virginia 4,040
National 1,479,220

Approximately 0% of the country's computer science professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In West Virginia

3,610 3,420 3,690 3,830 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, the field of computer science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 2,320 less computer science professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 64% in West Virginia. 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 West Virginia

$49,560 $51,674 $50,874 $52,252 $57,167
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $49,560 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,167 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$28,383
25th percentile
$35,433
50th percentile
$55,330
75th percentile
$73,400
90th percentile
$85,240

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 200% 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 West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Computer Engineering
$78,277
Computer Forensics
$48,840
Computer Programming
$51,980
Computer Science
$54,098
Information Systems
$75,765
Information Technology
$63,272

In West Virginia, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
4
bachelor
7
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total13

As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited computer science schools in West Virginia state is decreasing. In West Virginia, there were 106 graduates in 2006. And there were 58 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 45% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. 54% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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