$140K - $200K+ per year
$80K - $90K per year
(1 to 3 years)
Software Engineer Continued
How to get started
There are many schools and online platforms to earn your software development education. Some employers do prefer a degree in computer science especially for internships, but having a degree is not required by many employers. You can begin your coding journey as soon as today!
Coding bootcamps offer a great way to learn about software development in a short amount of time; programs usually offer full-time and part-time options that range between 3 to 9 months. The average cost for most coding bootcamps in between $5,000 and $15,000. Companies like Career Karma help with all the research to goes into comparing different boot camp options.
There are also courses online for only a few hundred dollars through companies like Coursera, Codecademy, Udemy, Udacity, and many more. Free options include youtube coding tutorials and Free Code Camp.
Becoming a software engineer is a great career for someone interested in solving technical problems in a team environment! There are tons of challenges for developers to solve in different settings, and with a growing market there is a good layer of job security for years to come.