From AI to cloud computing to the Internet of Things, the technology sector is hot and its need for fresh talent is only getting hotter. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and information technology jobs are expected to grow at an above-average 12% from 2014 to 2024. Developers and computer systems analysts, in particular, are among the 20 occupations projected to create the most new jobs overall.
As more people look to build their careers in tech, Comparably took an in-depth look at which positions pay the most at the start. The results come from the anonymous insights of nearly 4,000 employees at small, mid-size, and large public and private tech companies in three of America’s major tech hubs: New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The full methodology is below.
Here are the results:
9. QA Analyst
10. Project Manager
- The results were compiled from 3,993 Comparably users who have (1) have an experience level of “entry level” or “1 to 3 years” and (2) are employed in New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.
- The salaries displayed are the averages for each city.
- Employees hail from small, mid-size, and large tech companies (VC-funded, privately-held, and public) to household brands like Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, Uber, etc.