Best Industries for Techies

According to the annual Dice tech survey, here’s the top 18 industries for those in the tech industry.

 

1. Bank/financial/insurance

Average pay in 2015: $106,913

Change from 2014: 7.9%

2. Aerospace and defense

Average pay in 2015: $106,050

Change from 2014: 6.6%

3. Entertainment media

Average pay in 2015: $105,418

Change from 2014: 15.9%

4. Utilities/energy

Average pay in 2015: $103,736

Change from 2014: 6.8%

5. Professional services (consulting, accounting, legal, staffing)

Average pay in 2015: $103,685

Change from 2014: 5.3%

6. Computer software

Average pay in 2015: $101,097

Change from 2014: 5.6%

7. Medical/pharmaceutical/biotechnology

Average pay in 2015: $99,813

Change from 2014: 9.8%

8. Telecommunications (movies, games)

Average pay in 2015: $99,420

Change from 2014: 11.2%

9. Computer hardware

Average pay in 2015: $99,346

Change from 2014: 7.6%

10. Consumer products

Average pay in 2015: $98,920

Change from 2014: 14.2%

11. Industrial chemical

Average pay in 2015: $92,879

Change from 2014: 0.5%

12. Construction/home building

Average pay in 2015: $92,691

Change from 2014: 14.5%

13. Healthcare providers

Average pay in 2015: $92,050

Change from 2014: 8.8%

14. Transportation/logistics

Average pay in 2015: $91,545

Change from 2014: 6.4%

15. Retail/eCommerce

Average pay in 2015: $91,237

Change from 2014: 0.5%

16. Government

Average pay in 2015: $91,172

Change from 2014: 6.8%

17. Internet services

Average pay in 2015: $90,281

Change from 2014: 4.4%

18. Publishing

Average pay in 2015: $89,716

Change from 2014: 9.9%

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Best Industries for Techies
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Elizabeth Becker

Elizabeth is Marketing Manager at PROTECH. Comments and feedback can be directed to her at jobs@protechfl.com.