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COMPUTER SCIENCE AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Computer scientists and software engineers design and develop software for the smartphones, tablets, personal computers, large computer systems, and networks that power today’s world. They enable most of the social, economic, and governmental systems we rely on every day from personal apps to life-critical software that powers medical, flight, and space systems.

Auburn Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Explore characteristics of Computer Science and Software Engineering careers

SAMPLE JOB TITLES

  • Adaptation Software Engineer
  • AI Software Engineer
  • Advanced Application Developer
  • Apple Device Tech
  • Associate Software Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • C++ Developer
  • Combat Systems Officer
  • Computational Scientist
  • Computer Analyst
  • Computer Engineer
  • Consultant
  • CRM Developer
  • Cyber Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Director of Technology
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Federal Associate Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Front End Angular Developer
  • Game Software Developer
  • Hardware Technician
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Installer
  • iOS Developer
  • IT Apprentice
  • IT Specialist
  • Mobile Developer
  • Net Developer
  • Network Manager
  • Platform and Content Engineer
  • Production Assistant
  • Program Director
  • Programmer
  • Python Developer
  • RPA Developer
  • Security Representative
  • Senior Desktop Support Technician
  • Software Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Implementation Consultant
  • Web Developer

Sample job titles based on 2019-20 and 2020-21 Computer Science and Software Engineering graduates responses to the Auburn University First Destinations Survey.

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AVERAGE STARTING SALARY

Computer Science
$67,891

Salary Range
Minimum | $41,360
Maximum | $156,000

Software Engineering
$75,931

Salary Range
Minimum | $54,000
Maximum | $140,000

These average starting salaries and salary ranges represent 2020-2021 Computer Science and Software Engineering graduates based on student responses to the Auburn University First Destinations Survey.

 

RECRUITING COMPANIES

TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Hiring 2 or more graduates in 2020-2021 

MORE HIRING EMPLOYERS

This list is a sampling of companies, not reflective of all organizations who recruit AU Computer Scientists and Software Engineers.

TOP CITIES FOR GRADUATES

Computer Science
With 3 or more 2020-2021 graduates locating to cities

  • Huntsville, AL
  • Auburn, AL
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Columbus, GA
  • Dallas, TX
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Atlanta, GA

Software Engineering
With 2 or more 2020-2021 graduates locating to cities

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Auburn, AL
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Warner Robins, GA
  • Madison, AL

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