Software Developers

Job Description

Software developers are the people behind computer programs. They develop applications and programs for everyday technology.

Job Responsibilities

Software developers have many duties and responsibilities. They design and plan how an application will work together. analyze the needs of users and create software to meet those needs, and make sure that the application works correctly through testing and maintenance.

Job Outlook and Pay information

Becoming a software developer is an excellent field to go into. The employment rate is projected to grow 22% from 2012 to 2022. That's a much faster rate than most jobs, so finding a job won't be too difficult. This rate is due to high demand for computer software for many computerized technology's. The average pay of a Software developer is $93,350 but also varies on what kind of developer you are.

Education and Training Requirements

To become a software developer you should have a bachelor's degree or higher in software engineering, computer science, or something related to this field. Experience in the field is important as well. This experience is gained in school and in taking an internship at a software company.

California State University: Fullerton

Admission Requirements

To enter this school, you will need four years of english, three years of math, two years of science, and including a few other classes with one year. When applying, you should include your SAT and ACT.

Tuition Costs

The tuition costs of this school is $6,182. The average financial aid is $11,010.


This school should be considered because it offers good classes and degrees in computer and software engineering.
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