According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 21% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.
In the 2020-21 academic year, our students reported an average salary of $98,000.
Our alumni have been hired and promoted at organizations such as:
- Amerisource Bergen
- Lockheed Martin
- PJM Interconnection
Alumni have reported holding the following positions:
- Application/field engineer
- Business analyst
- Computer systems engineer/architect
- Data administrator/manager
- Data analyst
- IT specialist/manager
- Product/program manager
- Security engineer
- Software engineer
To learn more about what these positions do, how to break into the industry, and what it takes to succeed, visit the CLIMB website, a career guide by industry.
Want to learn more about your career field? The BLS has information on median pay, predicted job growth, number of jobs, and more. Click here to see the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.
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