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Starting salaries surge for computer science grads

Release Date: 10-10-2007

Author: CS Communications

Starting salaries for computer science grads rose 4.5 percent last year. Currently, the average salary is $53,051 for a job right out of college.

I was once a computer science major. It lasted a week and did not involve taking any actual computer science courses. Then I came to my senses and studied literature and philosophy instead. That decision has affected my life in two significant ways: 1) I still can't properly allocate memory in C, and 2) I face the prospect of a lifetime filled with low-paying jobs.

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