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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in Georgia

39 Bachelor's Degrees
$51,100 Avg Salary
$32,527 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Programming School for You

Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in GeorgiaIn 2018-2019, 39 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer programming students who went to a Georgia college or university. This makes it the #123 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

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.

Salaries of Computer Programming Majors After Graduation

After graduation, computer programming majors from schools in Georgia earn an average salary of $51,100 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 28% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $51,327 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in programming.

Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools in Georgia  51,100
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 Georgia

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Programming Graduates in Georgia

Our rankings recognize Herzing University - Atlanta as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Herzing University - Atlanta is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the large 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.

On average, programming graduates from Herzing University - Atlanta take out $33,687 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $330.

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Best Computer Programming Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
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.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,811
Computer Science 809
Information Science 344
Information Technology 116
Computer Software & Applications 41

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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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