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The average annual wage for software jobs in the US was $114,000 in 2019, more than double the $51,960 annual wage for all US workers in 2018. Recently the number of software industry jobs has grown twice as fast as overall US job growth. This is according to research reported in InfoWorld.

Check out the Career and Job Center run by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) as well as the overall ACM web site.

Read this article on job search tips for computer science grads. Of course, sometimes more traditional methods such as resumes work, too.

Software Developer Jobs Will Increase Through 2026 - Dice Insights, January 3

Over the next eight years, the United States will add more than 250,000 new software developer roles, according to The Knowledge Academy and Glassdoor. That job increase through 2026 should come as good news to anyone considering a career in software development

Upcoming Events

Important Fall Semester Dates

Classes begin - August 26, 2019

Last day to add a class - September 3, 2019

Last day for withdrawing from a class without a permanent record - September 9, 2019

Withdrawal from a class results in "WF" on record - November 25, 2019

Last day of class - December 6, 2019

Finals - December 9 - 12, 2019

December Commencement - December 14, 2019


We are the Computing and Information Systems Department at Saint Vincent College, located in Latrobe, PA. We offer three majors: CS (Computer Science), IS (Information Systems), and CYSEC (Cybersecurity). We also offer three minors, allowing specializations in the above areas.

Reasons to choose the CIS Dept. at Saint Vincent College:

  • Recently renovated, state-of-the-art labs and equipment in the new Sis & Herman Dupre Science Pavilion.
  • High success rate with alumni job placement
  • Small school feel with the big school curriculum.
  • Gain exposure to a broad range of Programming Languages and Technologies