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2021 Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in Utah

712 Bachelor's Degrees
$61,200 Avg Salary
$19,082 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in UtahComputer Information Systems is the #15 most popular major in Utah with 712 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 36,674 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.9% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid CIS Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in Utah ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in CIS.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Computer Information Systems Majors

After graduating, computer information systems majors that go to school in Utah go on to jobs making an average of $61,200 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 54% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Looking at CIS schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $54,451. This means that graduates from schools in Utah make 12% more than the national average.

Average Salary for CIS Graduates from Schools in Utah  61,200
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122,400
Average Salary for CIS Graduates from Schools Nationwide  54,451
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122,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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122,400

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2021 Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Grads in Utah

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid computer information systems majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid CIS Graduates in Utah

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

Western Governors University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in CIS from the school is $71,200.

The average amount in student loans that CIS majors at WGU take out while working on their bachelor's is $19,367. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $172, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize Brigham Young University - Provo as the #2 school in this year's rankings. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Provo. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in CIS from the school is $70,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, CIS graduates from BYU carry an average student debtload of $16,742. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $140.

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Utah State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer information systems school. USU is a very large public school located in the city of Logan. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in CIS from the school is $65,200.

On average, CIS graduates from USU take out $18,599 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $163.

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Our rankings recognize Weber State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Ogden, WSU is a public college with a very large student population. CIS majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $55,200.

CIS majors at WSU take out an average of $19,699 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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#5

Dixie State University

Saint George, UT

Dixie State University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Saint George, Dixie State College is a public college with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in CIS from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $44,400.

After completing their bachelor's degree, CIS graduates from Dixie State College carry an average student debtload of $29,060. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $317.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 186 976
Idaho 167 165
Montana 131 1

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Technology 1,280
Computer Science 633
Computer Programming 404
Information Science 228
Computer Software & Applications 110

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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