Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
Develop and write computer programs.
Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science.
Do You Have What It Takes? In addition to having the necessary education and knowledge, you have excellent problem solving ability. You excel at creating programs based on specific needs and requirements.
Earnings Potential and Advancement: Entry-level programmers earn a median salary of $53.6K. Successful programmers can eventually reach the managerial level, where they have more responsibility and people to supervise.
Here are some Programmer Salaries to choose from, or check out these IT - Computers & Software careers.