Cryptologist Career

Job Description: Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

*A job as a Cryptologist falls under the broader career category of Computer Programmers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Cryptologist Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Computer Programmers

Median Annual Wage

$74,900

Median Hourly Wage

$36.01*

Total Employed Nationally

333,620


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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