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Computer Science Schools In Alabama

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited computer science schools in Alabama. The trends in Alabama'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 computer science bachelors degree level.


  1. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  2. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  3. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  4. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  5. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  6. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  7. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  8. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Alabama 16,450
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Alabama

16,630 16,260 16,410 15,030 3,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in Alabama. 12,780 less computer science professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 77% in Alabama. 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 Alabama

$56,774 $60,140 $60,938 $63,598 $71,073
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, 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 $56,774 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,073 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Alabama

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This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer science professionals earning 198% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Alabama

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

In Alabama, 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 Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited computer science schools in Alabama is decreasing. In 2006, 55 students graduated from computer science courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 46 students graduated.

This represents a 16% decrease in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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