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Career & Advancement

Career and Advancement

North’s education in computer science leads to:

  • transfer to a 4-year school.
  • many career options, with starting salaries at $40 - $50,000. Mid-career salaries are actually more meaningful than starting salaries because new professionals can expect a rapid salary rise in their first few years on the job. 

Explore these resources for career information:

 • Watch video interviews with University of Washington graduates in computer science (courtesy UW Computer Science and Engineering Department).

 • U.S. Department of Labor features an article about Computer Software Engineers.

 • The IEEE Computer Society offers general information about careers in computer science and computer information

 • National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies supplies sample job descriptions, salaries, education, and other related topics. Sponsored by Bellevue Community College.

 • provides a feature article about .NET developers.