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Highest paying jobs 2016 – 11 out of 25 are in tech

Career website Glassdoor today released its 2016 report on the “ Highest Paying Jobs In Demand”. In the list of the top 25 U.S. jobs, 11 were in tech. More than any other industry. Health care and finance were next in line, with three jobs each.

Glassdoor’s list is ordered by average base salary. For a job title to be considered, it had to receive at least 75 salary reports shared by US-based employees over the past year.

Highest Paying Jobs in Tech Industry

Here are the U.S. tech jobs.

  1. Software Development Manager
  2. Software Architect
  3. IT Manager
  4. Solutions Architect
  5. Applications Development Manager
  6. Systems Architect
  7. Data Scientist
  8. Data Architect
  9. Product Manager
  10. Analytics Manager
  11. Information Systems Manager

The first four tech jobs placed in the top 10 of the full list. Software development manager was No. 1 in tech, and it placed fourth overall. Software architect was second in tech but seventh overall. IT manager was third in tech but ninth overall. Product manager was found to be the highest in demand.

Glassdoor’s report is based on what employees anonymously say about their employer. Job openings per job title were counted by adding up the total number posted on Glassdoor over the past three months.

Complete List of Highest Paying Jobs

Here is the full list of 25 highest paying jobs in the U.S.

  1. Physician – 2,064 job openings – $180,000 average base salary
  2. Lawyer – 995 job openings, $144,500 average base salary
  3. Research & Development Manager – 112 job openings, $142,120 average base salary
  4. Software Development Manager – 3,495 job openings, $132,000 average base salary
  5. Pharmacy Manager: 1,766 job openings, $130,000 average base salary
  6. Strategy Manager: 701 job openings, $130,000 average base salary
  7. Software Architect: 655 job openings, $128,250 average base salary
  8. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer: 165 job openings, $127,500 average base salary
  9. IT Manager: 3,152 job openings, $120,000 average base salary
  10. Solutions Architect: 2,838 job openings, $120,000 average base salary
  11. Engagement Manager: 1,452 job openings, $120,000 average base salary
  12. Applications Development Manager: 263 job openings, $120,000 average base salary
  13. Pharmacist: 4,502 job openings, $118,000 average base salary
  14. Systems Architect: 439 job openings, $116,920 average base salary
  15. Finance Manager: 2,582 job openings, $115,000 average base salary
  16. Data Scientist: 1,985 job openings, $115,000 average base salary
  17. Risk Manager: 1,137 job openings, $115,000 average base salary
  18. Creative Director: 696 job openings, $115,000 average base salary
  19. Actuary: 175 job openings, $115,000 average base salary
  20. Data Architect: 762 job openings, $113,000 average base salary
  21. Tax Manager: 1,495 job openings, $110,000 average base salary
  22. Product Manager: 7,758 job openings, $107,000 average base salary
  23. Design Manager: 510 job openings, $106,500 average base salary
  24. Analytics Manager: 988 job openings, $106,000 average base salary
  25. Information Systems Manager: 147 job openings, $106,000 average base salary

 

Ref: VentureBeat

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