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What are some jobs that work with coding?

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Harshad’s Answer

Coding jobs are in demand, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that computer and information technology employment will grow 11% between 2019 and 2029, which is much faster than the average projected growth rate across all occupations (4%). Some specific coding areas have an even higher projected growth rate, such as software development, which the BLS projects will grow 22% in that same period.

Programmers need an arsenal of skills to find success in their computer coding jobs, including mastery of front-end and back-end languages, tools, and frameworks. Entry-level coding jobs also include positions that focus on just the front-end or back-end of a website, or on mobile application development. Regardless of their technical specialization, all coders need strong problem-solving skills, analytical ability, patience, and the ability to work well on a team and communicate clearly.

Coding isn't just used for programming mobile apps and websites. A variety of other professionals also code, including data analysts and data scientists, software engineers, and database and systems administrators. Read on to learn about some of the most common computer coding jobs, including entry-level coding jobs and remote coding jobs.
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Peter’s Answer

others have provide good advice. coding is like learn to use some complex tool to solve problems. if you're already using your TI-calc for some AP-calc, you're already doing coding somewhat. As for job, pretty much most engineering/science/financial kinds of work need some programming skill. it is really the degree of seriousness and depth. people has done image recognition of leaves and give you the kind and specie, to make that happen, you need to collect a lot of data, analysis the unique pattern, rule out the false positive. this all can be help with some serious coding.
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Ramesh’s Answer

Getting a 4 year Bachelors degree in Computer Science prepares you for multiple careers in Coding. My answer to Bryan L. gives more details on Computer Science career options - .

Coding skills can be applied to many areas. Every job area Finance, Chemistry, Biology etc. has a Computational Finance, Computational Chemistry, Computational Biology sub area that applies computing in that area. If you find some area interesting you will likely find a Computational sub area for that topic.
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D’s Answer

There are many jobs that work with coding and having a strong coding foundation can give you an advantage in jobs that do not require it as a basic skill. Some jobs include - developing websites, developing applications, creating automated test scripts, automating repeatable tasks into 'bots', automation and integration of 2 systems so they can talk to each other (example is I want I want to order something on amazon and pay for it with venmo; coding can help these 2 systems talk to each other), data analysis and building visual data graphs to help people make decisions. If you do not want to code for a job, your ability to understand the logical problem solving through coding will give you an advantage on building things to work more efficiently, and more. I work in cybersecurity - we even have jobs where you can get paid to write code to try to 'break into' systems to 'test' to ensure we have built good security to protect our user's data.

D recommends the following next steps:

Consider joining a lego/robotics club where you can program a lego robot to execute a task
See if the local college near you or company offers a hack-a-thon ( and sign up as a part of a group
See if your school can connect you with a volunteer or small summer internship
In larger cities, like San Francisco, see if a start up will let you shadow them for a few days