August 27, 2012, 12:35 PM
This is an ideal career for creative and analytical thinkers. Software engineers have a hand in technology we use every day. As a software engineer you research, design and develop software systems to meet internal or external clients’ requirements. Once the system had been completely designed, you will then test, debug, and maintain the system.
30k - 200k
Wide variety of industries in which to work
Opportunities to learn new things are frequent
Knowing you make a difference
Working by yourself on a big project can sometimes make it difficult to see the big picture
Some projects have difficult deadlines
Having to document every application, every code, everything you write.
The Bottom Line
It’s a great career one that exposes you to various industries. If you love computers and technology, like sitting in front of a computer for most of your day, then this might be the career for you.
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