Will the unemployment rate for Computer Science majors ever be high in the future?

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random: Just one moment while I check my crystal ball!

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random:
Seems to depend on what focus of the major. I found this from 2014:

"Unemployment in majors related to computers and
mathematics vary widely depending on the technical
and scientific content of the major. Employers are
still hiring technical computer specialists who can
write software and invent new applications. But
for information specialists who use software to
manipulate, mine, and disseminate information,
hiring slows down in recessions. We can see the
difference in unemployment between people who
invent computer technology as opposed to people
who use computer technology. The unemployment
rate for recent college graduates in Information
Systems has spiked to 11.7 percent, while the rates
for majors in Computer Science and Mathematics
are 7.8 percent and 6.0 percent, respectively. "

So pick you major wisely.

PoohBearPenguin:
"ever"? Sure.

In the next 20-50 years? Unlikely.

Chris P:
Will it EVER be high? Yes – definitely.

Ever is a very long time.

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