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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in Florida

63 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,450 Avg Salary
$35,677 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in FloridaComputer Programming is the #124 most popular major in Florida with 63 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 4.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Programming Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in Florida ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Computer Programming Majors

After graduating, computer programming majors that go to school in Florida go on to jobs making an average of $45,450 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 14% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

On a nationwide level, programming majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $51,327. That's 11% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Florida.

Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools in Florida  45,450
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 Florida

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Programming Graduates in Florida


Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL

Full Sail University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer programming school. Full Sail University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the suburb of Winter Park. Programming majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $51,400.

Programming majors at Full Sail University take out an average of $30,387 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $292, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize University of Phoenix - Florida as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UOPX - Florida is a small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Orlando. Students who receive their bachelor's in programming from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $51,300.

Programming majors at UOPX - Florida take out an average of $39,207 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 $402.

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Best Computer Programming Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 39
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.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 2,972
Information Technology 457
Computer Science 322
Computer Software & Applications 169
Information Science 152

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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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