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2021 Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Graduates in Washington

142 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,900 Avg Salary
$26,181 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Graduates in WashingtonComputer Software & Applications is the #66 most popular major in Washington with 142 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 4.1% of all the computer software bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Computer Software Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Graduates in Washington ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in computer software.

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 Software & Applications Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, computer software and applications majors from schools in Washington earn an average salary of $30,900 per year. Unfortunately, that is 22% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in computer software is $36,645. That's about 16% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Washington.

Average Salary for Computer Software Graduates from Schools in Washington  30,900
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61,800
Average Salary for Computer Software Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,645
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61,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,800

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2021 Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Grads in Washington

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer Software Graduates in Washington

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Washington - Bothell Campus. Located in the suburb of Bothell, University of Washington - Bothell Campus is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in computer software from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $29,500.

The average amount in student loans that computer software majors at University of Washington - Bothell Campus take out while working on their bachelor's is $14,309. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $135, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Eastern Washington University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the fringe town of Cheney, EWU is a public college with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in computer software from the school is $25,900.

Computer Software majors at EWU take out an average of $22,009 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $223.

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Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 338
Oregon 178 0
Nevada 117 1
Hawaii 115 0

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

Majors Similar to Computer Software

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,203
Computer Science 971
Information Technology 212
Computer Programming 130
Data Processing 53

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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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