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Computer Programmers

Create, modify, and test code that allows computer programs to run.

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Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Resolve computer software problems.
  • Write computer programming code.
  • Design websites or web applications.
  • Develop computer or online applications.
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Job Title Examples:

Software Developer
Programmer Analyst

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