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comment Why are programming salaries higher than most other common “educated” careers?
Like someone else suggested, it's the high ROI. In the Silicon Valley, a $150k-$200k programmer can build/help build something that will make everyone a millionaire and the investors billionaires. That's less likely to happen in other places. Not impossible, just less likely.
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comment Why are programming salaries higher than most other common “educated” careers?
@Mark above suggested the reason was the high ROI. I think that's the right answer. In some places the ROI will be even higher. For example, in the Silicon Valley (or similar), paying a programmer $150k-$200k is not that unusual. Mostly because theres$150k-$200k can
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comment Why are programming salaries higher than most other common “educated” careers?
As much as I would like to believe that I'm paid more than other highly trained professionals because what I do is more difficult, challenging, etc, I know that's not why. The ROI answer is the right answer.
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