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2021 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in Minnesota

8 Bachelor's Degrees
$51,100 Avg Salary
$35,291 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates in MinnesotaIn 2018-2019, 8 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer programming students who went to a Minnesota college or university. This makes it the #165 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.5% 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.

How Much Do Computer Programming Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, computer programming majors from schools in Minnesota earn an average salary of $51,100 per year. This is 28% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

The national average salary for programming bachelor's degree holders is $51,327. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Minnesota.

Average Salary for Programming Graduates from Schools in Minnesota  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 Minnesota

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Programming Graduates in Minnesota

Herzing University - Minneapolis landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer programming school. Located in the large suburb of Minneapolis, Herzing University - Minneapolis is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, programming majors make an average salary of $50,900.

On average, programming graduates from Herzing University - Minneapolis 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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Best Computer Programming Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Computer Programming Colleges in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 4
Iowa 193 4
Kansas 175 55
Nebraska 174 44

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

Majors Similar to Programming

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 952
Computer Information Systems 335
Information Technology 233
Computer Systems Analysis 146
Information Science 115

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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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