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highest paying tech careers 2016

Highest Paying Tech Careers

Glassdoor.com recently released its annual list of the 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America (see full list at the bottom of this blog post). This year, eleven out of those twenty-five highest paying jobs are in tech fields. In this dawn of the information age, tech industry careers are trending upward, with more and more job opportunities arising every year. For your viewing pleasure, we have created an infographic of the Highest Paying Tech Careers in 2016. Enjoy!

 

highest paying tech careers 2016

 

FULL LIST OF HIGHEST PAYING CAREERS OF 2016

1. Physician

Median Base Salary: $180,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,064

2. Lawyer

Median Base Salary: $144,500
Number of Job Openings: 995

3. Research & Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $142,120
Number of Job Openings: 112

4. Software Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $132,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,495

5. Pharmacy Manager

Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,766

6. Strategy Manager

Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 701

7. Software Architect

Median Base Salary: $128,250
Number of Job Openings: 655

8. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer

Median Base Salary: $127,500
Number of Job Openings: 165

9. IT Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,152

10. Solutions Architect

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,838

11. Engagement Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,452

12. Applications Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 263

13. Pharmacist

Median Base Salary: $118,000
Number of Job Openings: 4,502

14. Systems Architect

Median Base Salary: $116,920
Number of Job Openings: 439

15. Finance Manager

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,582

16. Data Scientist

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,985

17. Risk Manager

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,137

18. Creative Director

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 696

19. Actuary

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 175

20. Data Architect

Median Base Salary: $113,000
Number of Job Openings: 762

21. Tax Manager

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,495

22. Product Manager

Median Base Salary: $107,000
Number of Job Openings: 7,758

23. Design Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,500
Number of Job Openings: 510

24. Analytics Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 988

25. Information Systems Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 147