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Computer Science Schools
In Washington DC

Computer Science faculty can choose to work at one of 6 computer science schools in Washington. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Computer Science Employment

Washington DC 17,110
Washington DC 11,780

Exactly 17,110 of Washington DC's 4,280 computer science professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer science professionals in Washington has shrunk by 71%. Overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Computer Science employment growth

12,700 11,770 11,450 11,950 4,280
58,360 57,290 58,980 61,840 17,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$72,712 $76,262 $78,094 $79,202 $86,233
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $86,233 per year was earned by computer science professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for computer science professionals in Washington was $72,712 per year. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Washington DC

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Washington computer science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $81,670. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,363 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

On average computer science professional salaries in Washington are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Washington DC


Many of Washington's computer science professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited computer science schools in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in computer science offered by Washington's computer science schools.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Washington DC


In 2010 approximately 173 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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