'Nerdy' Jobs Pay More, Offer More Job Security, Report Finds

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Jobs in engineering and computer technology have long had the stigma of being "nerdy" professions -- boring, and not particularly high-paying either.

But that was before Facebook's first programmer, Dustin Moskovitz, became a billionaire, and Facebook and other tech companies began paying their interns almost $7,000 a month. Now geek jobs are considered "cool" -- in large part because there are plenty of openings -- plenty of well-paying openings.