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Computer Programmers

Create, modify, and test code that allows computer programs to run.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$38.81 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -12.4%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Resolve computer software problems.
  • Write computer programming code.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Develop diagrams or flow charts of system operation.
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Job Title Examples:

Programmer
Software Developer
Programmer Analyst

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