Computer Programmers

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+13.73%
 

What do Computer Programmers do?

Computer programmers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for software applications, data processing applications, operating systems-level software and communications software. Interactive media developers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for Internet and mobile applications, computer-based training software, computer games, film, video and other interactive media.

How to become: Computer Programmers


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or in another discipline with a significant programming component or completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
  • Specialization in programming for engineering and scientific applications requires specific post-secondary study or experience.

Where to study for a career as: Computer Programmers

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science & Physics (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
Computer Science & Physics (B.Sc.) Bachelor
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
Computer Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Computer Science Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Programming Diploma; Co-op
Bachelor of Technology (Business Systems Development) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Software Development Post-Diploma Certificate Post-diploma
Software Development Diploma Diploma; University Transfer
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Modified on April 06, 2022

How much do Computer Programmers make?

Low:
$47,840
Average:
$79,997
High:
$119,995

Job openings for Computer Programmers

Job Seekers:
75,800
Job Openings:
64,200