2020-2021 (August 2020 - December 2020 - May 2021) Placement Results
Computer Science majors are very successful in the employment market, and there is currently great demand for their skills in a variety of industries.
The Department of Computer Science BS graduation survey is based on self-reported information submitted by 335 of our total 458 graduates (73%). All questions were not answered by all respondents.
Of the students reporting employment, 40% received a bonus and/or relocation allowances. For the 2020-2021 graduating class, the average self-reported starting salary for a CS undergrad was $85,199. For 2021 graduates, CS students earned the highest starting salary of all Purdue majors.
Range of Bonus offers:
Midwest - $2,000 - $13,000
West - $1,000 - $84,000
Below is a sampling of companies where students took positions in 2020-2021.
Whether you want to work in a small or large company, there is a position for you. Our students accept positions at a range of companies -- from very large organizations like Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and Google to startup companies.
2021 BS self-reported internship results:
Reported from 128 students, this is a sampling of where B.S. students accepted internships in May 2021.
Average salary $28.05 per hour
Range: $13.50 - $55.00 per hour
95.71% recommended internship
Ratings (5.0 possible):
4.44 avg overall experience 4.4 positive learning experience
4.16 quality projects 4.21 quality mentor
2020-2021 MS self-reported placement results:
2020-2021 PhD self-reported placement results: