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I am currently a carpenter and am studying vb5
    also just bought a house in southern ca and am curious
    about being able to pay off my house when i make the jump from carpentry to programming.
    so how much does a mid level vb programmer make yearly approx?
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by:alesh
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I'm sure programming will be better payed. No question about it, but you said you are studying vb5, that's ok, but don't make the jump too fast, it can hit you back hard, also while you're studying vb5, vb6 is out.
If you can, have a talk with a programmer and ask him some questions about his work, downs and ups, unsleeped night, etc.

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csalves earned 40 total points
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Hi,

IN US a VB new VB programmer can afford about 30K and 90K year, depende about the state and the company you're working to.

bye,
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by:lly
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In UK, a Mid level Visual Basic programmer gets payed around GBP 25K.


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by:dlray
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well Ill make almost 75k this year being a carpenter
I thought programmers were paid much more than that
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