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The Top Tech Salaries in the U.S. in 2021


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Tech workers in the United States can earn from 20% to 85% more than the average salary of other workers, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The highest-paying tech jobs in the United States earn anywhere from $80,000 up to $150,000 per year.

Computer network architects, actuaries, mathematicians, and software-related careers sit at the top of the list. Even the lowest-paying tech jobs, like computer support specialists, make over $40,000 a year.

Actuaries are the highest-paying tech jobs, earning an average salary of $123,180. The next highest-paying tech career is computer network architecture, with an average salary of $119,230.

Other top ranking tech occupations and their annual mean wages are:

  • Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers, $114,270
  • Mathematicians, $112,530
  • Information Security Analysts, $107,580
  • Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations, $103,930
  • Database Administrators and Architects, $101,090
  • Computer Systems Analysts, $99,020
  • Statisticians, $97,170
  • Computer Programmers, $95,640

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