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Computer Science Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The city of Fort Lauderdale has only one school where computer science faculty can find employment. The trends in Fort Lauderdale's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Computer Science Employment

Fort Lauderdale 1,220
Florida 65,440

Of the 12,610 computer science professionals employed in Florida, 1,220 work in Fort Lauderdale. There has been a 86% decline in the number of computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Computer Science employment growth

65,810 62,790 65,940 67,280 12,610
8,630 9,540 8,960 9,010 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$57,683 $62,984 $66,166 $71,930 $84,260
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

As the number of computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale has shrunk, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $84,260 per year was earned by computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale was $57,683 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Lauderdale.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale

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Computer science professionals in Fort Lauderdale earn a median salary of $74,707 per year. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 91%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,090 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $101,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

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

Fort Lauderdale computer science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Fort Lauderdale


There is only one accredited computer science school in the city. Many of Fort Lauderdale's computer science professionals are graduates of this school.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


Fort Lauderdale's computer science schools offer 3 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


Approximately 17 students completed computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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