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Top 10 Jobs for Computer Science Majors

By January 7, 2014

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Indeed.com Computer Science JobsIf you're a college senior or recent grad who is a computer science major, job opportunities are plentiful.

Employment opportunities for computer scientists are expected to increase 19% between 2010 - 2020 and the jobs pay well. The average salary for the most in-demand positions for computer science majors is about $89,000.

Who is hiring and where are the jobs? Indeed.com has compiled data about which companies are hiring and where, as well as the average salaries for these positions. Here are top jobs, top cities and leading employers for computer science majors.

Top 10 Job Titles for Computer Science Majors

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Systems Engineer
  3. Software Developer
  4. Java Developer
  5. Business Analyst
  6. .NET Developer
  7. Web Developer
  8. Systems Administrator
  9. Project Manager
  10. Network Engineer

Top 10 Cities Where Companies Are Hiring

  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. San Jose
  3. NewYork
  4. San Francisco
  5. Boston
  6. Seattle
  7. Chicago
  8. Atlanta
  9. Los Angeles
  10. Dallas

Top 10 Companies Hiring

  1. CSC
  2. AppLabs
  3. General Dynamics
  4. Microsoft
  5. Deloitte
  6. Amazon
  7. ManTech Int'l Corp.
  8. Raytheon
  9. HP
  10. Northrop Grumman

Here's more information on the top 10 jobs for computer science majors, based on income, employment outlook, and job satisfaction.

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