Most engineers believe they will become millionaires: Study

Nellie Bowles
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Engineers are pretty stoked, says a recent survey commissioned by an engineer-services company. In a survey of 1,000 software developers this March, the Seattle-based code-automation company Chef found some interesting results:

  • 69 percent of engineers say their role is "recession-proof."
  • 91 percent say they feel they are the "most valued" employees at their company.
  • 56 percent believe they will become millionaires at some point.

While engineers used to be quietly coding in the background as sales execs and business-development types ran companies, that relationship has flipped in recent years. Many venture capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz, favor companies founded and run by engineers.

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Read the full report about the survey on Re/code's website.

—By Nellie Bowles, Re/

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