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Associate Degree in Computer Science


Computer and Information Research Scientists, $111,892

Computer and Information Systems Managers, $132,463

Computer Hardware Engineers, $113,438

Network Architects, $110,559

Network Support Specialists, $59,516

Numerically Controlled Tool Operators, $38,251

Numerically Controlled Tool Programmer, $38,251

Computer Occupations, All Other, $76,86

Computer Programmers, $88,579

Computer Science Teacher, Postsecondar, $99,925

Computer Systems Analysts, $85,631

Computer User Support Specialists, $57,887

Mathematical Science Teacher, Postsecondary, $99,925

Network and Computer Systems Administrators, $85,550

Source: EMSI, 2021.1 dataset for San Bernardino and Riverside counties 

Career Info

An associate of science in computer science degree can prepare you for entry-level employment within the Information Technology field or for further study to pursue a bachelor’s degree. There are many growing fields related to computer science, including information security analysis, bioinformatics, game programming, medicine, communications, forensics and law.

Potential Careers

  • Technical support
  • Network support
  • PC technician
  • Programmer
  • Network architect
  • Network administrator
  • Database administrator
  • System analyst
  • Program analyst
  • IT administrator
  • Software engineer
  • Software developer
  • Web developer
  • Information security analyst
  • IT manager
  • Computer and information research scientist