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Internet and Games: Career and Education Opportunities in Vermont

Internet and Games: From the Web to XBox, Internet and Gaming professionals work to make our online experiences both enjoyable and engaging. From setting up sites to creating new experiences, they craft the interactions of the future.

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Vermont has a population of 621,760, which has grown by 2.12% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Green Mountain State," its capital is Montpelier, though its largest city is Burlington. In 2008, there were a total of 434,917 jobs in Vermont. The average annual income was $38,700 in 2008, up from $37,735 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Vermont was 6.9% in 2009, which has grown by 2.4% since the previous year. Approximately 29.4% of Vermont residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Vermont include computer product manufacturing, nonupholstered wood household furniture manufacturing, and sporting goods merchant wholesalers. Notable tourist attractions include the Fleming Museum, the Yolanda Drag Queen Singer Songwriter, and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce.


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Web Developer

Web Developers develop and design web applications and web sites. Web Developers need to read and understand what has been read. They also need to diagnose equipment problems and failures.