Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?

After graduation, computer and information sciences graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.

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 $54,342, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $66,088.

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

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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