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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in the Southeast Region

231 Bachelor's Degrees
$48,538 Avg Salary
$35,348 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in the Southeast RegionComputer Programming is the #143 most popular major in the country with 1,560 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 231 went to students in the Southeast region of the United States. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Programming list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in the Southeast Region ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in programming.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

How Much Do Computer Programming Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, computer programming majors that go to school in the Southeast Region go on to jobs making an average of $48,538 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 22% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

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

Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools in the Southeast Region  48,538
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Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools Nationwide  51,327
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97,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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97,000

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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Grads in the Southeast Region

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Programming Graduates in the Southeast Region

#1

Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL

Full Sail University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Full Sail University is a very large private for-profit school located in the suburb of Winter Park. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, programming majors make an average salary of $51,400.

The average amount in student loans that programming majors at Full Sail University take out while working on their bachelor's is $30,387. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $292.

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University of Phoenix - Florida landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer programming school. UOPX - Florida is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Orlando. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in programming from the school is $51,300.

The average amount in student loans that programming majors at UOPX - Florida take out while working on their bachelor's is $39,207. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $402, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Herzing University - Atlanta comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Herzing University - Atlanta is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Atlanta. Students who receive their bachelor's in programming from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $50,900.

Programming majors at Herzing University - Atlanta take out an average of $33,687 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $330, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Herzing University - Birmingham landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer programming school. Located in the suburb of Birmingham, Herzing University - Birmingham is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly small student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in programming from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $50,900.

On average, programming graduates from Herzing University - Birmingham take out $33,687 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $330, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Herzing University - Kenner landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer programming school. Located in the large suburb of Kenner, Herzing University - Kenner is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly small student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in programming from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $50,900.

On average, programming graduates from Herzing University - Kenner take out $33,687 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $330, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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ECPI University

Virginia Beach, VA

ECPI University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Virginia Beach, East Coast Polytechnic Institute is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, programming majors make an average salary of $42,900.

While working on their bachelor's, programming majors at East Coast Polytechnic Institute accumulate an average of around $33,856 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $355.

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Best Computer Programming Colleges by State

Explore the best computer programming colleges for a specific state in the Southeast region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 39
Florida 214 63
Tennessee 209 0
Virginia 206 90
South Carolina 188 7
Alabama 183 0
Louisiana 163 32

One of 10 majors within the Computer & Information Sciences area of study, Computer Programming has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Programming

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 10,109
Computer Science 4,684
Information Technology 1,512
Information Science 1,456
Computer Software & Applications 308

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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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