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Computer Science Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 5 computer science schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Philadelphia'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

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Computer Science Employment

Philadelphia 5,920
Pennsylvania 56,660

Exactly 5,920 of the 14,290 computer science professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. The number of computer science professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 76% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of computer science professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Computer Science employment growth

55,260 58,930 60,230 59,380 14,290
24,650 26,110 26,340 26,190 5,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$66,288 $72,442 $76,858 $78,490 $86,637
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia computer science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $86,637. The average salary for computer science professionals in Philadelphia was $66,288 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Philadelphia

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25th percentile
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Computer science professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $79,843. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,547 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $97,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Computer Programming
Computer Science
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems

Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia


There are 5 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's computer science schools offer 7 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 96 students graduated from computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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