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The average programmer makes around $70,297 per year according to Indeed. There are programmers who are making 1 million and programmers who make $40,000 per year. Not every programmer is rich, but not every programmer can build next Instagram or Google. The skill that makes the founders of these tech companies billionaires are not their coding abilities, that skill is marketing and understanding what people want, the timing is also important. Coding is just another type of labor, just one of the more difficult types of labor that most of the people get disappointed when they think about making games.