Essay on The Field Of Computer Software Engineering

722 Words May 8th, 2016 3 Pages
In the field of computer software engineering there is a strong likelihood a college graduate with a degree in software engineering will find a job in this field since almost all companies and areas are now using computer systems requiring software.
In 2016, the US Bureau of Labor predicts there will be 186,000 new positons for engineers from 2014-2024. They state the jobs in this field are growing by 17% in those 10 years, which is faster than the average for other jobs. Today there are about 1.1 million engineers working, that will go to about 1.3 million by 2024. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015)
The Occupational Employment Statistics in May 2015 shows California employees 82,370 software engineers, while Texas employees 35,990, Virgina-26,550, Massachusetts-26,420 and New York 18,390. Washington, Florida, Arizona and Colorado also employee the larger numbers of software engineers than other states. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015) These states are the home for many high tech industries and business. Working together as a part of a software design team will mean that software engineers will find more work in these areas, although all states had some opportunities for jobs. But, finding the best, higher paying jobs will be in the areas were where larger tech companies are located. The government is now requiring hospitals and doctors to use software programs for write down all of the patients’ information which will open up jobs all over the country for software…

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