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Find out how to become an IT programmer and work in the information technology industry. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.
The current average salary of an
is $80,000 - 110,000 annually
IT programmers write computer code in a number of programming languages such as Java and C++. They are also responsible for the testing and trouble shooting of computer systems.
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IT programmers are responsible for the research, analysis, design and implementation of the computer code required to enable a computer to follow user instructions.
Working as an IT programmer gives you the opportunity to interact with computers whilst combining creative thinking and information gathering to create client requested results.
Employment for IT Programmers is set to grow very strongly over the next five years. From 153,700 in 2020 to 199,800 by 2025.
* All information on this page has been complied using figures from au.talent.com and the Australian Government's labourmarketinsights.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.
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