Women make up about 12 percent of programmers and developers in today’s workforce.
In former times women developers were at a disadvantage from making the same salary, as their male counter parts.
Forbes cities the study where males made $ 95,000 and women made $ 87,000 a year.
Along with the study by Dice, Smithsonian.com highlighted another study by the American Association of University Women that found pursing a career in computer sciences, as well as with engineering and health care, has some of the greatest earning potential for women. A chart from this study shows that from 2007 to 2008, one year after graduation, there was no significant difference between the income of men and women who majored in computer sciences; both made an average annual income of $48,485.
On the other hand, Dice said it still may appear that men make more than women. In 2012-2013, an average…
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