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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in Utah

228 Bachelor's Degrees
$62,300 Avg Salary
$21,325 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in UtahInformation Science is the #40 most popular major in Utah with 228 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 9,118 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university 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 IS list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in Utah ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in IS.

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.

How Much Do Information Science Majors Make After Graduation?

The average information science major who graduates from a school in Utah earns about $62,300 per year during the early years of their career. This is 57% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Looking at IS schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $53,706. This means that graduates from schools in Utah make 16% more than the national average.

Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools in Utah  62,300
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124,600
Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,706
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124,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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124,600

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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Grads in Utah

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid IS Graduates in Utah

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Utah State University. Located in the city of Logan, USU is a public school with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in IS from the school is $58,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IS graduates from USU carry an average student debtload of $20,465. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $205.

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Utah Valley University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UVU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Orem. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, IS majors make an average salary of $64,800.

While working on their bachelor's, IS majors at UVU accumulate an average of around $25,371 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $244.

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Best Information Science Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 186 65
Idaho 167 8

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Technology 1,280
Computer Information Systems 712
Computer Science 633
Computer Programming 404
Computer Software & Applications 110

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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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