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2012 median pay- $93,350 per year, $44.88 per hour
To become a software developer, you must have a bachelor's degree or higher.
In next 10 years, the career is expected to grow 22% which is much faster than the average.
Job description: They design computer applications, like word processors and games, for consumers. They create software for the general public as well as custom software for a specific individual's needs.
For the most part, software development involves a lot of collaboration. Developers must work on teams with others, who contribute to designing, developing, and programming successful software.
Design each piece of the application or system and plan how the pieces will work together.
They must create a variety of models and diagrams (like flowcharts) that instruct programmers how to write the software code.
Analyze users’ needs, then design, test, and develop software to meet those needs.

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