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CAREER TYPE

COMPUTER SCIENCE

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CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential:
$45,000 - $100,000+/YEAR

Education Required:
BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Skills Needed:
PROBLEM-SOLVING + COMPUTER SKILLS

Types of Employers:
OIL REFINERIES, PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

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Job Overview

Computer Scientists, often referred to as Computer and Information Scientists, use computer technology to solve problems. Computer Scientists work in wide range of positions in all types of industries. As a Computer Scientist, your responsibilities may include developing new software, systems analysis, testing, systems administration and web development, just to name a few.

Computer science offers great starting salaries, job opportunities in diverse settings and a high level of career stability. Most areas of the computer science field are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate through 2026.

Employers typically require a bachelor’s degree, so find out about the Mississippi schools offering computer science programs today.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

  • RESTAURANTS & BARS - $13,925

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  • ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION - $20,177

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  • RETAIL TRADE - $24,956

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  • REAL ESTATE RENTAL & LEASING - $34,172

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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