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Computer Science Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

Computer Science faculty can choose to work at one of 2 computer science schools in Tempe. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science education in Tempe, which includes computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Computer Science Employment

Tempe 5,090
Arizona 27,780

Exactly 5,090 of the 6,610 computer science professionals employed in Arizona, work in Tempe. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer science professionals in Tempe has shrunk by 76%. As the number of computer science professionals in Tempe has decreased, overall employment in Tempe has increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Computer Science employment growth

26,980 27,350 27,140 28,980 6,610
20,920 21,720 21,210 22,970 5,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$59,352 $62,652 $69,503 $70,086 $81,470
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

In Tempe, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. Tempe computer science professionals made $81,470 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for computer science professionals in Tempe was $59,352 per year. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Tempe is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Tempe

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

Computer science professionals in Tempe make a median yearly salary of $75,487. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Tempe

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

Computer science professional salaries in Tempe are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Tempe


Many of Tempe's computer science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited computer science schools in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Tempe


Tempe's computer science schools offer 4 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Tempe


In 2010 approximately 192 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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