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Become a Computer Programmer

One of the hottest careers over the past 5 years has been in computer programming. Companies worldwide have been offer high salaries and bonuses in order to attract talent. If you have ever wanted to start a career in computer programming including computer science then now has never been a better time. Find computer schools near you that fits your needs.

When researching schools it all starts with finding the right school that matches the type of career you are looking for. If you are looking for short-term career training then we recommend a certificate based program. Many of the schools offer degree granting programs as well. The advantages of enrolling in a school that offers both is you can typically transfer credits to the next degree level as you advance throughout the school. When it comes to the IT industry the higher level of education you have the more money you’ll make in the industry. It is recommended that you earn at least a Bachelor’s degree.

Types of Computer Degrees
One of the great things about the IT industry is the vast amount of jobs available in so many different areas and sectors. An Associate’s degree can be typically earned in 2 years where a Bachelor’s degree can be earned in 4. After your BA degree you can earn a Master’s degree in another 2 years. Some of the more popular areas for training include network certifications, technical support, computer game programming, database administration, web design and information technology administration.

Career Salary
Computer programmers as mentioned are in demand and have some pretty high salaries depending on the area of the country you are in. The median salary is $79,530 in the US however software publishers earn well into the 6 figures. The top 10% of earners make over $130,800 and some even higher.




Becoming a Computer Programmer


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