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
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  • 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 Computer Science and Software Engineering graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).

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Salary Information


Mean Starting Salary: $77,303

Median Starting Salary: $72,465


Mean and median starting salaries are based on responses to the 2021-2022 Auburn University First Destination Survey.


Computer Science

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Auburn, AL
  • Austin, TX
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Columbus, GA
  • Dallas, TX
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Opelika, AL
  • St. Louis, MO

Software Engineering

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Auburn, AL
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Madison, AL
  • Nashville, TN
  • Seattle, WA
  • Warner Robins, GA

Based on graduate responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey in recent years (2020 - 2022).



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