Software Developers, Applications

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SOC Code: 15-1132

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 4% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $48.11 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016


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How this compares with other jobs: 130 out of 703

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