Software Developers, if successful can make millions.Software Developers
are the creative minds behind computer programs.They also develop
systems that run networks and devices.
Employment of Software Developers is projected to grow 17% in
the years 2014-2024.In 2014 there were 1,114,000 Software Developers.
There are projected to be 1,300,600 by 2024.The reason it is growing so
much is because there is more and more technology being made in the
world which requires more people to develop software.
A Software Developer gets paid
$57,340-$153,710.If they get very
successful and invent something,
like Microsoft, they can make
millions and even billions.
For education you usually need a bachelor's degree,
typically in computer science, software engineering,
or another related field.Many up and coming Software
Developers have had an internship at a company beforegetting the job.They need to have analytic skills, computer skills, communication skills, and creativity.
Places to Work:
There are areas in the U.S that offer more money
for this job.The highest payed regions are places
like the Pacific Northwest(California and Washington)
The Northeast and New York are high payed and
employed too.The reason that California and
Washington are so high payed and offer the most jobs,
is because companies like Google, Microsoft, and Apple are based
there.These are the three big companies you would want to work
for.For these companies, you would have to be very qualified
for the job.