Software Engineer

Chase Holden

Work with other firms to create a product or revise it, much like the way that game software developers work together to create a game.


The BLS shows the 90th percentile of salary for software developers is $138,880. According to, which is based on employer reported data, the 90th percentile of base salary for software engineers with 8-10 years of experience is $139,473 ($146,893 when bonuses are factored in).

Job Description

  • A software engineer determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, specifying criteria and restraints, developing solutions, and proposing solutions.
  • They should be able to Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • They should be able to Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures, and to be able to obtain and license software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.

Skills & What Personality type is Required

  • Research skills, reading comprehension, the ability to know how to use library functions, and understanding computing problems, design patterns, and frameworks
  • you have to love computer, considering that your life's work will revolve around one and how well you will be able to use it.
  • need to be able to handle working alone and with a group, which will maximize efficiency


  • Degree Level: Bachelor's degree; some employers may prefer a master's degree
  • Degree Field: Computer science, software engineering, or related field
  • Certification:Voluntary certification is available, or PE
  • these must be from an accredited college, one that all of your costumers will accept.


considering that the average salary rose from 70,000 to 138,000 USD, it is very safe to say that a job in this field would be worth to invest in for a life long career.