The national median salary for computer science professionals is $114,000 per year.
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Advanced degree holders earn a salary 35% higher than those with a bachelor's degree.
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By 2022, 18 percent of jobs will require a master’s degree (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). By that year, the master’s will account for nearly a third of all degrees awarded. This growth will come primarily from professional master's programs focused on helping students gain a new job or advance in their position (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017).
You don't always need to commit to a full degree program to advance your career. Shorter and sometimes less costly, a graduate certificate might be a better option to get ahead (U.S. News and World Report, 2016).
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Computer science jobs are expected to grow between 12% and 28% from 2010 to 2020.
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Organizations with the highest quality leaders are 13x more likely to outperform their competitors in key success metrics (DDI, 2015).
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The Rockefeller Foundation has committed $164 million to build urban resilience in 100 cities around the world (CityofBoston.gov, 2015).
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About 137,000 new regulatory affairs jobs were filled in 2018.
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It is critical to illuminate the pathways from graduate school into careers given the U.S. economy’s growing need for workers with advanced skills and knowledge. Between now and 2020, an estimated 2.6 million new and replacement jobs will require an advanced degree (Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers, Council of Graduate Schools and Educational Testing Service, 2012).
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