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Computer Science Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

The city of Amherst has 3 schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Amherst, and the future trends. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Computer Science Employment

Amherst 100
Massachusetts 50,520

Of the 16,070 computer science professionals employed in Massachusetts, 100 work in Amherst. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer science professionals in Amherst has shrunk by 47%. As the number of computer science professionals in Amherst has decreased, overall employment in Amherst has increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Computer Science employment growth

44,010 46,160 49,170 51,610 16,070
190 200 300 No data 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$51,400 $67,547 $71,870 No data $114,480
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

In Amherst, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 Amherst computer science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $114,480. Four years earlier in 2006, computer science professionals in Amherst made an average salary of $51,400 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Amherst

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Computer science professionals in Amherst make a median yearly salary of $107,180. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $82,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 64% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Amherst

Computer Programming
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems
Computer Science

On average computer science professional salaries in Amherst are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Amherst


There are 3 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Amherst's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Amherst


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in computer science offered by Amherst's computer science schools.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Amherst


Approximately 112 students graduated from computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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