Computer Programmers Tonni Middlebrooks

About It: Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.

Salary: The median annual wage for computer programmers was $79,530 in May 2015. Software publishers, make $100,200.

How to become One: Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related subject; however, some employers hire workers with an associate’s degree. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages.

College: Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA. The tuition, would be $709 for a monthly pay plan.

Facts About The College:The first computer programmer was a female, named Ada Lovelace. The first game was created in 1961. The first virus was created in 1983. The first computer was actual a loom called the Jacquard loom, an automated, mechanical loom, which didn't use any electricity.


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