Computer Programming Career

Computer Programming Career

So you think you’re interested in a Computer Programming Career? Ask yourself the following questions . . .

• Do you know your way around a computer?

• Do you feel that you can learn a programming language?

• Are you willing to further your education?

• Do you have a math background?

• Do you have patience?

• Are you willing to work hard and spend a lot of time learning the job?

• Are you able to buy yourself additional software packages to write programs?

The Facts About Computer Programming Careers

The Facts About A Computer Programming Career • Job potential will be best for those with a bachelor’s degree and experience with programming tools and languages.

• Decline of employment is expected in the next 7 years.

• Patience is essential as it will take time to learn programming languages.

• It is necessary for computer programmers to spend long periods of time in front of the computer.

How Much Money Can I Make As A Computer Programmer?

Career Salaries

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2007 the median annual salary for a Computer Programmer was $65,510. The salary range for these positions was between $38,460 and $106,610. Your salary may depend on the industry that you become involved in, if you work for a corporation or as a freelancer, and the amount of practical experience you have. Click here to compare the salary of a Computer Programming career to other career salaries.

Ready To Start Your Career In Computer Programming?

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