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COMPUTER

PROGRAMMER
By: Brenen Thayaparan
JOB DESCRIPTION
• The Programmers write, test, develop, and maintain
computer software programs.
• A typical programming project, involves many stages.
EXPECTED HOUR/ DAY
• Programmers usually work long hours
• The ones that work full time for large companies
EARNING POTENTIAL
($$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$)
MAD BILLS
• Most Programmers in Canada earn $40,000 to
$100,000/year.
• Average annual income is likely somewhere between
$55,000 and $75,000 a year.
• Some programmers, can earn more than $200,000 a
year.

REQUIRED HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS TO ENTER
EDUCATION
• Recommended
• English
• Probability and Statistics
• Algebra & Geometry
• Calculus
• Science
• Social Studies
• Business & Management
• Computers
• Information Technology
• Electronics & Communications Technology
TYPE OF EDUCATION/ TRAINING
REQUIRED
• Universities, and Colleges offer a wide variety of degree
and diploma programs designed to prepare people for
computer programming related careers such as:
• Computer science,
• computer engineering
• programming
• In Humber College, they offer a diploma program for Computer
programming
• It’s two years long
• Tuition approximately costs $3,545
• The academic requirements are:
• Gr.12 collage or higher level English (ENG4C OR ENG4U)
• Gr.12 college or higher Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MHF4U MCV4U
or MDM4U)
• Two additional grade 11 or 12 collage or higher level courses
• And High School Diploma.

QUALIFICATIONS GRANTED UPON
COMPLETION OF YOUR
EDUCATION/ TRAINING
• A Diploma for computer programming is granted
• Work placement/ Co-op is also granted
POSSIBLE EMPLOYERS IN
THE PEEL AREA
• Peel High Schools such as:
• Louise Arbour
• North Park
• Turner Fenton
FUN FACTS
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