Here are Stats and Facts about Computer Science
- By 2018, current government projections show that more than 800,000 high-end computing jobs will be created in the economy, making it one of the fastest growing occupational fields.
- Five of the top ten fastest growing jobs will be in computing-related fields (i.e., computer software engineer jobs expected to grow 45% over the next five to seven years).
- Computer science and computer engineering bachelor degrees are in high demand and command two of the top three average salary offers from employers among all majors.
- According to the Department of Labor’s recent projections for employment trends, computer science and technology oriented employment is expected to increase by 32 percent from 2008-2018, which means these fields are growing much faster than average for all occupations in the United States.