The Software Developer Information Guide

Part of the All Tech Positions series

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What is a Software Engineer?

Required Knowledge & Skills

Categories / Concentrations

Salary

Considering the average family income in the USA is ~$59k, this is pretty good. Plus the range is extensive, meaning there’s tons of room for growth, in career and salary (Source: Glassdoor)
Shows a slightly lower average on PayScale, but still excellent (Source: Payscale)
Indeed.com also shows a higher average (Source: Indeed.com)

Career Progression

Ladder

Example SE Ladder for three large, well-known enterprises. This diagram goes top-down from most jr. to most sr. (Source: Levels.fyi)

Coaching

Education Resources

Learning & General Education

Tech Conferences

Interviewing Resources

Testimonials & Opinions

Conclusion

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