The Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded a little over 1 million software developer (1,018,000) jobs in 2012 and expect that number to grow 22% over the next decade.
The average annual salary is just shy of $100,000.
Hack schools can be big business. Students invest between $3,000 and nearly $18,000 for eight to 10 weeks worth of training. Some never complete the program, have to rely on free online resources such as Codeacademy, and many remain un-employed after graduation.
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