Why programming? Why learn programming?
By Don Morrison, programmer and co-owner, Reno Collective,
and Extended Studies Computer Programming instructor
Years ago I would have said that programming is a way to make a decent living. That still holds true, perhaps even more now. The jobs in this field pay well relative to other industries. The median annual income for programmers in 2012 was $74,280, compared to $34,750 for all workers. Anecdotally, I know of several unfilled positions in our area right now. They are unfilled because the programmers in Washoe County who could do the job are already spoken for — and happy. Did you catch that? Well paid, busy and happy. Rough life, right? Read more»
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