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Computer Science Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 4 computer science schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Computer Science Employment

Atlanta 10,390
Georgia 55,630

Exactly 10,390 of Georgia's 13,870 computer science professionals work in Atlanta. The number of computer science professionals in Atlanta has shrunk by 73% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for computer science professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Computer Science employment growth

51,100 50,840 55,850 56,930 13,870
39,180 40,020 44,070 45,270 10,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$64,548 $67,724 $72,722 $72,994 $75,133
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of computer science professionals in Atlanta has shrunk, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. Atlanta computer science professionals made $75,133 per year, on average, in 2010. Computer science professionals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $64,548, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Computer science professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $69,877. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,503 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,785 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Atlanta

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

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

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Atlanta


There are 4 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Atlanta


Atlanta's computer science schools offer 11 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Atlanta


In 2010 approximately 133 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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