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Careers in Computing

Considering a career in high-tech? Find out how SFU can help you reach your goals!

Computing Scientists use computational power as a tool to tackle interesting problems in all sorts of fields. If you have ever wondered where a degree in computing science can take you, then check out some sample careers below.

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Software Engineer

Database Administrator

Business Analyst

Game Developer


Web Designer


Computer Scientists have the third highest median annual full time salary ($72,000) after health professions and Law, 5 years after graduation. What’s more, 5 years after graduation, 34% of Computing Scientists make more than $80,000.
Source:, B.C. University Student Outcomes, 2005 Survey of 2000 Baccalaureate Graduates.

Computing Science Graduates are in Demand!

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