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Computer Science Schools In Nevada

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited computer science schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada'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. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Sierra Nevada College

    999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, Nevada 89451

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Nevada 7,680
National 1,479,220

Approximately 0% of the country's computer science professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Nevada

7,070 6,870 7,820 7,820 1,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in Nevada. 5,320 less computer science professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has shrunk by 75% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$55,580 $61,900 $62,914 $65,292 $67,393
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nevada, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $55,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $67,393 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Nevada

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in computer science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Nevada state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Nevada

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

In Nevada, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited computer science schools in Nevada is decreasing. In 2006, 123 students graduated from computer science courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 79 students graduated.

Thus there was a 36% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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