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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin

1,639 Bachelor's Degrees
$51,374 Avg Salary
$28,161 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in WisconsinIn 2018-2019, computer and information sciences students earned 1,639 bachelor's degrees from a Wisconsin school, making the subject the 10th in the state. This means that 1.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 17 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Computer & Information Sciences Majors

The average computer and information sciences major who graduates from a school in Wisconsin earns about $51,374 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 29% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a computer and information sciences degree is $53,773. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  51,374
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102,800
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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102,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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102,800

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in Wisconsin

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Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Eau Claire, UW - Eau Claire is a public college with a large student population.

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - La Crosse is a large public school located in the city of La Crosse.

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Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Marquette is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Milwaukee.

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Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

Carroll University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Carroll U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Waukesha.

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University of Wisconsin - Platteville earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Platteville, UW - Platteville is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. UW - Whitewater is a large public school located in the town of Whitewater.

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University of Wisconsin - Parkside landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. University of Wisconsin - Parkside is a small public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Kenosha.

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay.

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Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Carthage College. Located in the midsize suburb of Kenosha, Carthage is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 2,732
Ohio 34 2,007
Illinois 34 3,379
Indiana 33 2,635

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,061
Information Science 268
Computer Science 174
Computer Software & Applications 65
Information Technology 33

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,014
Engineering 2,645
Mathematics & Statistics 797
Natural Resources & Conservation 758
Physical Sciences 690

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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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