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Glassdoor Data Shows Gen Z Workers Attracted to High-Paying Tech Jobs, Seattle's Top Companies


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The Glassdoor job review website found that 19% of Generation Z job seekers are pursuing software engineering positions.

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According to the Glassdoor job review website, 19% of Generation Z job seekers are pursuing software engineering positions, which pay a median wage of $98,500.

The second-most popular job is software developer, with 2% of applicants measured over three and a half months.

The bulk of applicants are targeting the technology sector for those jobs, and IBM, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Deloitte are the top five companies appealing to Gen Z, with Amazon the most enticing firm to millennials.

Seattle, WA, is one of the top cities for Gen Z job seekers, where 2% of applications are concentrated. Apple, Google, and Microsoft were rated the three leading companies by Gen Z workers, who cited "work environment" as the most attractive workplace benefit.

Working "long hours" and "low pay" were downsides that received the lowest ratings from millennials.

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