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The Most In-Demand Tech Roles in 2023

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The estimated average salary of tech workers is $100,615, or double the median for all occupations.

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The State of the Tech Workforce report by CompTIA highlights the technology occupations expected to be in the greatest demand this year, when the U.S. technology workforce will expand by 3%. The report estimates there are 9.2 million tech professionals in the U.S., constituting 5.8% of the total workforce.

CompTIA predicts data scientist and data analyst roles will see the most growth in 2023 at a rate of 5.5%, followed by cybersecurity analysts and engineers (5.2%), Web and user interface/experience designers (4.7%), software developers and engineers (4.7%), software quality assurance testers (4.1%), chief information officers and IT directors (3.4%), systems analysts and engineers (2.6%), and IT support specialists (2.4%).

The report cited New York City as the metropolitan area seeing the greatest growth in tech jobs between 2021 and 2022, will 18,420 more jobs, followed by Dallas (14,010 more) and Seattle (13,438).

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