Tech jobs with the fastest growing salaries

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A new report looks at the tech skills most in demand post pandemic.

The salaries of US tech professionals grew 3.6% between 2019 and 2020, reaching an average of $97,859, says the latest Tech Salary Report from jobs website Dice. IT managers, system architects, cloud engineers and cybersecurity engineers are taking home the biggest salaries.

The Dice report said that cybersecurity analysts saw the fastest increase in salary between 2019 and 2020, growing by 16.3%, spurred by the widespread adoption of remote working. Data scientists, DevOps engineers and technical support engineers saw their salaries grow by 12.8%, 12.2% and 8.2% respectively.

The other fastest-growing salaries by occupation included:

  • Technical support engineer (8.2%)
  • Cloud engineer (6.3%)
  • Business analyst (5.3%)
  • Web developer (4.9%)
  • Data engineer (4.7%)
  • Cybersecurity engineer (4.3%) 
  • Data architect (3.2%)


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