H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Computer Programmers

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
3,206
3,115
-2.84%
187
$37.37
$77,746
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
2,307
2,278
-1.26%
139
$38.95
$81,006
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
586
573
-2.22%
35
$35.34
$73,493
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
28
27
-3.57%
1
$32.39
$67,358
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Central
124
117
-5.65%
6
$27.50
$57,192
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Mid-Plains
37
31
-16.22%
2
$28.35
$58,966
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Northeast
106
100
-5.66%
6
$28.06
$58,345
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Panhandle
7
8
14.29%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Sandhills
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
17
16
-5.88%
1
$31.75
$66,027
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.