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Software engineers usually work in comfortable office environments. Overall, they usually work 40-hour weeks, but their hours depend on the nature of the employer and expertise of the engineer. In consulting firms, for example, it is typical for software engineers to work long hours and frequently travel to out-of-town assignments. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that more than 25 percent of software developers work more than 40 hours a week. 

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