Salary Range: $52,246 – $117,267
Software Engineers create – write, edit and test – the software and systems that allow us to do tasks on our computers and devices. In a word, they’re the creative minds behind computer programs.
Why It’s Hot
This is one of the hottest fields out there! By 2022, more than 200,000 new jobs are expected to be added to the economy – a 22-percent increase. Doesn’t get much better than that.
What You’ll Need
You’ll need at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or a related field.