4 Systems software developers make an annual salary of 110 000
Employment and Job Outlook for Computer Software Engineers, Applications
Out of the 1.3 million jobs held by computer software engineers and computerprogrammers, around 495,500 jobs are held by computer applications softwareengineers. Computer applications software engineers can work in varyingindustries such as those who work in computer systems design as well as otherrelated services. Some computer applications software engineers also work forsoftware publishers, insurance providers, financial institutions,manufacturers of computers and other related electronic equipment services.Job opportunities for computer applications software engineers will be bestfor those with relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree. Jobs for computerapplications software engineers are expected to grow 32 percent. Many new jobswill also be created for computer applications software engineers.There will be a demand for computer software engineers as computer networkinggrows, such as engineers who can help develop internet and World Wide Webapplications.Computer applications software engineers will also be in demand due to newadvancements in technology and the increasing use of web sites and theinternet. As handheld computers gain more popularity, there will be a need formobile applications and software systems provided by computer applicationssoftware engineers. s Computer applications software engineers will also be indemand as cyber security concerns increase and businesses begin purchasingcomputer protection software.Even though computer applications software engineering jobs require researchand innovation, some companies are outsourcing offshore to cut costs that stemfrom employment.Computer applications software engineers with strong programming skills aswell as interpersonal and business skills will have the most jobopportunities. Jobs will also need to be filled by computer applicationssoftware engineers who retire or leave the occupation. As businesses customizeand update their computer systems, computer applications software engineeringjobs will begin to open.
Earnings and Salary for Computer Software Engineers, Applications
Median annual wages of wage-and-salary computer applications softwareengineers are $87,480. The middle 50 percent earn between $69,230 and$107,710. The lowest 10 percent earn less than $54,840, and the highest 10percent earn more than $132,080.
19. Computer-network support specialists make an annual salary of
$62,770.Total employed in the US: 181,360What they do, according to O*NET: Computer network support specialists testand troubleshoot network systems like LAN and WAN networks. They also performnetwork maintenance to make sure there are no internet outages.next slide will load in 15 secondsSkip AdSkip Ad
16. Network and computer-systems administrators make an annual salary of
$82,050.Total employed in the US: 366,250What they do, according to O*NET: Network and computer-systems administratorsinstall and configure LAN and WAN systems, and make sure the network is ableto support several users at once. They may also monitor websites under thenetwork to make sure they operate without any network interruptions.
13. Computer programmers make an annual salary of $84,280.
Total employed in the US: 230,470What they do, according to O*NET: Computer programmers create, modify, andtest computer code, and usually work from specifications made by softwaredevelopers.
11. Computer systems analysts make an annual salary of $88,740.
Total employed in the US: 587,970What they do, according to O*NET: Computer systems analysts look at data toimprove computer system performance. They also look at user requirements,system capabilities, and workflow to upgrade systems.
9. All other computer occupations make an annual salary of $90,270.
Total employed in the US: 381,380What they do, according to O*NET: This position is made up of all the othercomputer workers who aren’t in any main categories on this list.next slide will load in 15 secondsSkip AdSkip Ad
8. Electrical engineers make an annual salary of $96,640.
Total employed in the US: 186,490What they do, according to O*NET: Electrical engineers research, design, andtest electrical equipment for use in commercial, industrial, military, orscientific use.
6. Applications software developers make an annual salary of $103,620.
Total employed in the US: 903,160What they do, according to O*NET: Applications software developers createcomputer software and analyze users’ needs to fix software issues. They mayalso supervise computer programmers to make sure the software workseffectively.
4. Systems software developers make an annual salary of $110,000.
Total employed in the US: 405,330What they do, according to O*NET: Systems software developers research,design, and test operating systems-level software, which is usually used inindustries ranging from medicine to aerospace to business.next slide will load in 15 secondsSkip AdSkip Ad
3. Computer hardware engineers make an annual salary of $114,600.
Total employed in the US: 60,750What they do, according to O*NET: Computer hardware engineers research andcreate computer equipment for a wide range of industries, and also supervisethe manufacturing of equipment and components.
2. Computer and information research scientists make an annual salary of
$118,370.Total employed in the US: 30,070What they do, according to O*NET: Computer and information research scientistsconduct research and come up with solutions to computer hardware and softwareproblems.