Potential salary matters only as much as it matters to you.

After graduation, computer and information sciences graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $100,184, while the bottom 20% make closer to $48,020. The median grad salary is $69,360.

Computer and Information Sciences graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in computer and information sciences is $51,723, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $64,289.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

Pro tip
Still unsure if a degree in computer and information sciences is your calling? Read our comprehensive guide on choosing a career


Discover what you’ll learn—and what you can do after you graduate.

Read about Overview