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2021 Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Graduates in New Jersey

10 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,800 Avg Salary
$43,477 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Graduates in New JerseyComputer Software & Applications is the #149 most popular major in New Jersey with 10 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 0.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Computer Software Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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 Software & Applications Majors After Graduation

After graduating, computer software and applications majors that go to school in New Jersey go on to jobs making an average of $28,800 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 28% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

On a nationwide level, computer software majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $36,645. That's 21% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in New Jersey.

Average Salary for Computer Software Graduates from Schools in New Jersey  28,800
Average Salary for Computer Software Graduates from Schools Nationwide  36,645
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Computer Software & Applications Grads in New Jersey

The following colleges produce the highest paid computer software graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer Software Graduates in New Jersey


Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rider University. Located in the suburb of Lawrenceville, Rider is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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DeVry University - New Jersey

North Brunswick, NJ

DeVry University - New Jersey comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of North Brunswick, DeVry University - New Jersey is a private for-profit school with a small student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in computer software from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $28,800.

After completing their bachelor's degree, computer software graduates from DeVry University - New Jersey carry an average student debtload of $41,803. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $451.

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Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 631
Pennsylvania 266 76
Maryland 197 3
Delaware 125 47

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,493
Information Science 527
Computer Science 255
Computer Programming 72
Computer Systems Networking 68

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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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