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Computer Programmers

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Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.


  • Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects.
  • Employment of computer programmers is expected to decline by 3 percent through 2018.
  • Job prospects will be best for applicants with a bachelor's or higher degree and relevant experience.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $72,630/yr ($36.32/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors