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What They Do:
Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks.
Many software developers work for firms that deal in computer systems design and related services or for software publishers.
How To Become One:
Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and strong computer programming skills.
The median annual wage for software developers was $100,690 in May 2015. The lowest 10 percent earn less than $57,340 and the highest 10 percent earn more than $153,710.
Employment of software developers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The main reason for the rapid growth is a large increase in the demand for computer software.