Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, computer software engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $130,746, while the bottom 20% make closer to $57,354. The median grad salary is $86,596.
Computer Software Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in computer software engineering is $64,729, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $74,022.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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