Sample 1 - State of California

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Computer Programmers
(SOC Code : 15-1131)
in Santa Cruz County

Convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. May program web sites.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

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Santa Cruz County is the same as Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA.


Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA20141st Qtr$48.53$43.99$50.81$56.59

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Santa Cruz County 2010 - 2020130140107.74

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Santa Cruz County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services14626.1%
Software Publishers 56.3%
Employment Services 295.8%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 385.0%
Colleges and Universities 192.8%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 2602.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 42.6%
Other Information Services 432.5%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 852.4%
Insurance Carriers 471.7%
Office Administrative Services 161.5%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 291.5%
Semiconductor and Electronic Components 211.3%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 61.3%
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing 51.1%
Architectural and Engineering Services 2961.0%
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support2271.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Other
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
Computer Science.

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Alternate Titles
Programmer Analysts; Programmers; Software Developers or Engineers; Mainframe Programmers; Web Programmers; and Web Application Developers.
 
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