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Computer Science Schools
In San Francisco, California

There are 3 computer science schools in San Francisco for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Computer Science Employment

San Francisco 6,440
California 170,660

Of the 51,670 computer science professionals employed in California, 6,440 work in San Francisco. There has been a 64% decline in the number of computer science professionals in San Francisco between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Computer Science employment growth

157,020 165,990 171,300 169,260 51,670
17,930 18,740 19,310 19,360 6,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$81,592 $88,626 $90,152 $91,260 $90,690
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. San Francisco computer science professionals made $90,690 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, computer science professionals in San Francisco made an average salary of $81,592 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in San Francisco

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

Computer science professionals in San Francisco make a median yearly salary of $80,177. The difference in pay between the computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $54,297 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $106,155 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Computer Science
Computer Programming
Computer Engineering
Information Technology
Information Systems

San Francisco 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 San Francisco


There are 3 accredited computer science schools in the city. Many of San Francisco's computer science professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Science Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's computer science schools offer 5 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 90 students graduated from computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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