Top 5 Highest Paying Programming Languages

What are the top 5 highest paying programming languages ?

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Becoming a developer and learning different programming languages can be a lucrative profession. Most developer jobs pay well, but I want to focus on the programming languages that pays developers exceptionally well, so in this article I will be naming what I believe to be the top 5 highest paying programming languages that you should learn if you are interested in obtaining a high paying job.

Mind you the 5 programming languages that I am listing are my opinion based off of some facts through research and personal experiences. So with all of that being said, let’s begin !

5 Highest Paying Programming Languages

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Clojure

Clojure is a modern, dynamic, and functional dialect of the Lisp programming language on the Java platform. Like other Lisp dialects, Clojure treats code as data and has a Lisp macro system. This language had its first stable release in 2019. Salaries for Clojure range up to $134,000 USD per year according to data from stackoverflow.com. It is also one of the highest paid functional programming languages both world wide and within the United States.

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Scala

This language first appeared in January 2004. Scala combines object-oriented and functional programming in one concise, high-level language. Scala’s static types help avoid bugs in complex applications, and its JVM and JavaScript runtimes let you build high-performance systems with easy access to huge ecosystems of libraries.
-scala-lang.org

Scala developers get paid around $143,000 USD per year. It is one of the highest paying programming languages world wide and within the United States according to stackoverflow.com.

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Go

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. — golang.org

This programming language was created at Google in 2007. Developers with experience in this language can expect a yearly salary of about $136,000 USD.

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Ruby

Ruby is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write. — ruby-lang.org

Ruby developers can expect to make about $123,000 USD. Ruby developers were on the list for top paid programming languages for indeed.com and on stackoverflow.com.

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Python

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs. -python.org

This language is definitely more of a personal opinion from my experience, because their are other languages that simply pay more. This language is one of the fastest growing languages, and according to job listings on indeed.com, it has many job openings as well as being one of the highest paid programming languages for developers with a yearly salary of about $123,000 USD.

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