software developer, applications

median annual wage

$94,700 or $45.53/hr
durham-chapel hill

annual job openings

2,870
north carolina
3
% associate's degree
80
% bachelor's degree

job outlook

+38%
north carolina

total number employed

26,430
north carolina
from word processors to multimedia software, every computer contains application software.

applications software developers are responsible for creating programs and modifying software to correct errors. they also adapt software to new hardware and work to improve its performance.

students in the durham tech software development program take classes that will help them find careers in this growing industry. the program is part of the information technology curriculum and features an associate’s degree and diplomas.