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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in Ohio

85 Bachelor's Degrees
$46,833 Avg Salary
$34,527 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in OhioIn 2018-2019, 85 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer programming students who went to a Ohio college or university. This makes it the #112 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 5.4% of all the programming bachelor's degrees in the country. The programming school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Programming Graduates.

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.

Salaries of Computer Programming Majors After Graduation

After graduating, computer programming majors that go to school in Ohio go on to jobs making an average of $46,833 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 18% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in programming make more than those who graduate from schools in Ohio. The national average salary is $51,327.

Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools in Ohio  46,833
Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools Nationwide  51,327
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Grads in Ohio

The highest paid programming majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Programming Graduates in Ohio


Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Youngstown State University. Youngstown State University is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Youngstown. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in programming from the school is $38,300.

On average, programming graduates from Youngstown State University take out $32,886 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 $342.

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Best Computer Programming Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Computer Programming Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 54
Illinois 231 37
Indiana 227 4
Wisconsin 209 12

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 841
Computer Science 552
Information Science 167
Information Technology 136
Computer Systems Analysis 98

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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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