Software Engineering

Daniel Troolines CHS 1A

What is the job?

Software engineers develop applications for computers or other devices and may also develop the base line systems that run devices or control networks.

The average work schedule.

Software engineers in the US typically spend long hours at a computer testing, modifying, and developing programs. Engineers also use different methods of information sharing to clearly represent data obtained about solutions found and use of a product, or productivity of a group or program.


A software engineers average salary is $93,000. This may differ depending on their training/experience and/or the area of programming the job is in.

Education courses to look for.

The minimum education for entry level engineers is a bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, or mathematics. Although some employers prefer a master. It is also highly recommended that you pursue some sort of experience/practice with the programs used before college education such as an internship.