Technology specialists are usually paid well, even if they do not work in big technology corporations.
Here is the Top 5 Highest Paying Jobs in Tech Field: Computer and Information Research Scientists
The leader in terms of salary is the scientist who develops new approaches to computer technologies and searches for innovative use of existing technologies.
They study and solve complex tasks in computing for business, medicine, science and other fields.
Average wage: $110,620 per year. Number of jobs: 25,600
Computer Network Architects.
Computer Network Architects design and build communications networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranet networks (corporate networks). These networks range in size from two offices to next-generation networks such as cloud infrastructure serving multiple customers.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and experience as a network and computer administrator (system administrator).
Average salary: $100,240 per year. Number of jobs: 146,200
Programmers write and test computer code for applications and computer programs. They translate a draft program created by software developers and engineers into code that is understood by the computer.
Education: Programmers usually have a bachelor’s degree, although more and more employers hire with a lower level diploma. Most programmers write in multiple programming languages.
Average salary: $79,530 per year. Number of jobs: 328,600 jobs
Computer support specialist
A computer support specialist works in a support service and help people and organizations in using computer hardware and software.
Education: A bachelor’s degree, but lower level diplomas are also accepted.
Average salary: $51,470 per year. Number of jobs: 766,900
Computer Systems Analysts.
A Computer Systems Analysts examines an organization’s existing computer infrastructure and operations and designs system solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently. Computer Systems Analysts adapt information technology for business.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology is required, but some companies accept analysts with a business degree.
Average salary: $85,800 per year. Number of jobs: 567,800
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