Are you unhappy with your current job? You need to look around when you got time and some extra energy.

Salary is no doubt one of the most important factor to consider after your boss. In offices, people frequently ask a question from the colleagues what you are making. Did you think you are good enough to be nominated as manager, team leader or other suitable position? Nobody wants to talk about their salary. Everyone intends to know about other’s salaries.

We are here to help you know this secret. Read on to know about the salaries of software developers and find out who makes more dollars.

How much does computer programmer makes

Remember whatever you are reading is collected from publicly available information. Coder belonging to some criminal enterprises are highly paid for their services. They never expose  themselves publically so I bet that you’ll never hear about them whoever are the highly paid developers. Who they work for or what kind of development they do. Even in legal industries likes (National security office, NASA) one thing is clear they are experts and doing the sensitive thing that is keep hidden from people. Keep reading to know some more interesting facts.

In an interview, John Reed, executive director of high-tech recruiting firm Robert Half Technology confirmed that location plays a great role in the salaries of the programmers. In Colorado ERP architect in the energy is paid $150,000. In San Francisco developer might be paid around $198,000 for the same position. However in Silicon Valley where tech companies are grooming programmers are much more paid than Colorado and San Francisco.

Janet Miller another recruiting pro at Technicaljobs.com in an interview explained that a Java EE/J2EE developer get paid around $130,000 per year. According to him Java Jockey is much more highly paid and in demand then the C# or ASP.NET developers. The candidate usually gets paid more when they hired by the companies who works for the government projects.

Recently Remondmag.com published annual survey about IT salaries according to them programmer with 10 Plus years of experience was paid around $99,666.

If you are interested in making the big money, get some excellent skills to become a professional programmer.

Programmers vs. Other Jobs.

Developers made an average salary of $80,690 which is less than the average salary of IT manager. Still, they are highly paid in comparison to salaries of similar jobs. A database administrator earns an average of $82,280 and web developers gets $58,670 in 2015.

Programmers can make some money that is for sure. But not all are earning in six figures. In small town, good programmers might not touch six figures

Programming is not only about writing code it’s about the language you are using. It is important to keep updated with a programming language. At present languages immediately introduce their new frameworks. In your career, you will go through 5-10 languages. If you do not keep update, someone will replace you soon.

My Story. In high school, I computer teacher tells a story about “Being in the industry” Mr. Evans that company hire you for Fortran and keep you until you reach 40 and then fire you. If Mr. Evans learned C++ or VB, he could have gotten a good job, but he is stuck at teaching high school.

Learning a language is quite challenging, but once you got skills, you will get the reward. You will not be paid like a doctor, lawyer or a banker. But sill you will earn handsome amount without defending criminals or scamming people.

 

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