Computer science salaries for Computer Science graduates with at least one year of experience are up slightly.
In 2016, they were $17,000, up from $14,000 in 2017.
Computer science graduates with one year experience earned $17.50 an hour in 2016, up $1.70 from $17 an hour the previous year.
Computer engineers with at most two years of experience earned the same amount as computer engineers with one or two years experience.
The wage increase is a good news for computer engineers who may not need a degree in order to build products and services, but can benefit from the experience of someone with a college degree who can take on tasks that aren’t as automated or sophisticated as the software that makes the products we use.
The pay increases are expected to last through 2024.
Computer Science grads in 2017 received a median pay increase of 3.8% in real terms, according to a report from the American Council on Education.
The median pay for Computer Engineering grads was $49,100, up 0.4% from 2016.