(IT) Information Technology

Computer Programmers

Create, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run.

A Day In The Life

(IT) Information Technology Industry

Are you interested in training?

Sign up or Sign in to contact a Coach.

Salary Breakdown

Computer Programmers

Average

$79,350

ANNUAL

$38.15

HOURLY

Entry Level

$37,680

ANNUAL

$18.11

HOURLY

Mid Level

$77,750

ANNUAL

$37.38

HOURLY

Expert Level

$127,110

ANNUAL

$61.11

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Computer Programmers

2,410

Projected job openings through 2030


Sample Career Roadmap

Computer Programmers

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Junior Programmer

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Computer Programmer

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Manager/Senior Programmer

Supporting Certifications

 University of Arizona

 University of Arizona






 Arizona State University

 Arizona State University

 Arizona State University

 Arizona State University




 Northern Arizona University





Degree Recommendations





 University of Arizona



 Maricopa IT Institute (MITI-EV)

 Maricopa IT Institute (MITI-EV)

Top Expected Tasks

Computer Programmers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Computer Programmers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Programming

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Related Careers

(IT) Information Technology

Not sure where to begin?

Match Careers with Interests

Career Exploration

Browse by Industry