If you are looking into a career direction, it’s worth checking out the latest list of top 10 highest-paying tech jobs, recently published by job search site Indeed.
Making the top of the list is the job of software architect with an average salary of US$116,267. In case you were wondering, software architects link a company’s tech unit and management. The position requires technical knowledge, experience, and a computer related degree.
Two other positions broke the six-figure mark — data scientists and DevOps engineers — with salaries ranging from $106,000 to $116,500. According to the report, “…both positions are seeing extremely healthy growth ... the role of DevOps Engineer has seen a 225% jump in postings on Indeed since January 2015.”
Indeed SVP Paul D’Arcy said, “These days, every company is a tech company, and there’s a talent war going on for the best engineers, designers, and developers. That often translates into higher pay, competitive benefits, and flexibility in where people can live and how they work.”
Here is the complete list:
- Software Architect – $116,267
- Data Scientist – $109,399
- DevOps Engineer – $106,045
- Software Engineer – $98,304
- Java Developer – $98,304
- Mobile Developer – $96,133
- Front-end Developer – $92,133
- Software Developer – $87,185
- Database Admin – $87,025
- .NET Developer – $83,936