Computer Programmer

By: Estefani Medrano

About Us

A computer programmer’s primary duty is writing the code that computers read in order to operate properly. They also develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. They may also program web sites.


Computer programmers make an average salary of $71,000. The top 10% made make than $114,180.

Job Outlook

Employment of computer programmers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2012 to 2022.