How to Triple X3 Your Pay as a Programmer

10 actions you can take to level up yourselves as a 5% top paying programmer that industries want and triple your current pay.

Eddy Goh

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Since 2015, programmers related positions are starting to be a famous career that everyone is talking about. With the rapid advancement of technology, this career path is already like a norm in society. Therefore, how do you stay competitive and become the top 5% paying programmers in your country?

After an enormous amount of time in the IT industry, especially on the technical side, I have realized 10 must-do for a programmer to upgrade themselves and, of course, increase their market pay rate.

  1. Develop something that can be automated and reduce manual work.
    For example, one of my colleagues did a few small libraries in PHP Laravel and VueJS to make the subsequent development easier. The libraries speed up development on regular data tables, filters, CRUD, etc. When you contribute more value with lesser effort, that’s when your value increases.
  2. Implement high-level programming architecture patterns like the “MVVM” or “SRP” principle to enhance programming art quality and maintainability.
    Read about “MVC” too for a beginner. Programming is about a clean and standardized coding style. I…

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Eddy Goh

Entrepreneur in Tech since 2008 | Leading web3, mobile apps, system, 3D & games development | Top Writer in💻Technology |🥇Top Medium Writer | CTO