Woman at a computer writing code

Computer Programmers create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run, working from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions or develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Sample of reported job titles: Analyst Programmer, Applications Developer, Computer Programmer, Computer Programmer Analyst, Internet Programmer, Java Developer, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Software Developer, Web Programmer

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $28.77/hr
  • 189 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 3%
  • Retirement Risk: 14% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 24% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
5 5 5

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.