COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Computer Programming

What is a Computer Programmer?

Computer programmers create code for software, operating systems, websites, apps, and more. Computer programming is a perfect career for someone who likes working with computers and building things.

How Much Money Do Computer Programmers Make?

The average computer programmer in South Carolina makes around $78,000 per year, with only a certificate required to get started. You can make great money with this specialized skill set!

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Potential Salary100%
100%

The highest-earning computer programmers make around $112,120*

Average Salary90%
90%

The average computer programmer in South Carolina makes $78,080

Starting Salary70%
70%

Starting salary for computer programmers is around $45,000

Degree Requirement80%
80%

Computer programmers can get started with a certificate or an associate’s degree

Time Commitment80%
80%

You can earn a web programming certification in under a year

Job Availability70%
70%

There are over 2,800 computer programming jobs available in South Carolina

Job Security40%
40%

This industry is expected to shrink by 9% through 2029*

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and PayScale.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

Training

Computer Programming Degree

22 Classes (66 Total Credit Hours)
$50K/Year Starting Salary

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Advanced Web Programming Certificate

7 Classes (21 Total Credit Hours)
$45K/Year Starting Salary

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