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
• 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?
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.
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