Computer Programmer

By: Nicholas McAlister

Computer Programming | A short interesting film

Daily Activities

On a daily basis a computer programmer will either fix, delete, or create codes. These codes, to the untrained eye, look incomprehensible. The programmers will modify this code to do exactly what they want it to do.

Working Conditions

The working conditions of a computer programmer are:

  • Working close to others, but with a dividing wall between
  • Working together on meetings
  • Staying after hours to meet deadlines

Some nights you may not get to sleep and have to work all throughout the night.

Yearly Wages

The yearly wages for computer programming are, on average, seventy-four thousand dollars a year.

Skills needed

  • Coding
  • Time Management
  • Computer Language Knowledge
  • Medium Social Skills
  • Programming (this is different than coding)

Preparation/Classes needing to be taken

Preparation

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree

Classes

  • Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Math
  • Science