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Computer Science Schools In Montana

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited computer science schools in Montana. The trends in Montana'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 following levels:


  1. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Montana Tech of the University of Montana

    1300 W Park St, Butte, Montana 59701-8997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Rocky Mountain College

    1511 Poly Drive, Billings, Montana 59102-1796

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Salish Kootenai College

    58138 US Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Montana 2,820
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Montana

2,830 2,420 2,510 2,570 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of computer science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 2,180 less computer science professionals working in Montana than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 77% in Montana. This is faster than the trend for computer science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% between 2006 and 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$46,922 $52,628 $54,464 $54,082 $59,317
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer science professionals is increasing in Montana. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $46,922 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,317 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Montana

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 21% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 175% 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 Montana.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Montana

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

In Montana, 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 Montana


As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in Montana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 93 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 49 graduates.

Thus there was a 47% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Montana

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