Positive Outlook for Those Pursuing Computer Sciences Careers

As indicated in this article by John White and Robert “Bobby” Schnabel, computing is one of the top 10 fastest growing major occupational areas, with a 22% annual growth.  In 2011 the annual salary for computing professionals was also 75% higher than the national average.

With the anticipated 1.5 million computing jobs through 2020, it is important to ensure that students are receiving the education and training they need to be able to fill this demand and drive economic growth.

The authors also include an excellent PowerPoint presentation that looks at the Workforce through 2020 and the very bright future that Computing holds.