The Most Valuable Programming Language Skills May Surprise You.

Feb 02 2016 - By Kaitlin Dunning
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Computer programming has quickly become one of the highest paying industries in the U.S. and abroad. The average programming salary has just hit an all time high of $100,000. BRB, I'm just gonna go take a coding class real quick....

Quartz's Max Nisen crunched some numbers to identify the most valuable programming languages based on a study done by the Brookings Institution that was published in July. According to data compiled by Quartz, you are in luck if you are a Ruby programmer. Below is a list of the highest to the lowest paid skills.

1. Ruby on Rails - $109,460

2. Objective C - $108,225

3. Python - $100,717

4. JAVA - $94,908

5. C++ - $93,502

6. JavaScript - $91,461

7. C - 90,134

8. R- $90,055

9. C# - $89,074

10. Visual Basic - $85,962

11. SQL - $85,511

12. PERL - $82,513

What is your skill set worth?

Kaitlin Dunning
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