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Zero One: 11 Highest Paying Tech Jobs in US for 2017

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Glassdoor, a job hunting and salary comparison website, reported the highest paying jobs in the United States for this year. Eleven of the top 25 jobs were in tech, although the top five were mostly in healthcare and medicine. For the complete list, check out SFgate. Meanwhile, Linkedin came out with similar job data on highest paying jobs in tech, reported by CIO.com.

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Below is a ranked list of only tech jobs in the Glassdoor report, their median base salary and number of job openings. Linkedin data on salaries in engineering are also included.

11. Systems Architect 

Median Base Salary: $97,873

Number of Job Openings: 1,167

10. UX Manager 

Median Base Salary: $98,353

Number of Job Openings: 263

9. IT Program Manager 

Median Base Salary: $98,883

Number of Job Openings: 250

8. Data Architect 

Median Base Salary: $102,091

Number of Job Openings: 1,438

7. Solutions Architect 

Median Base Salary: $102,678

Number of Job Openings: 4,174

6. Software Architect 

Median Base Salary: $104,754

Number of Job Openings: 1,147

5. IT Architect 

Median Base Salary: $105,303

Number of Job Openings: 250

4. Software Engineering Manager 

Median Base Salary: $109,350

Number of Job Openings: 1,011

LinkedIn:

Senior Director of Engineering: $250,000

Vice President of Engineering: $225,000

Senior Engineering Manager: $202,000

Director of Engineering: $199,000

3. R&D Manager 

Median Base Salary: $111,905

Number of Job Openings: 185

2. Applications Development Manager 

Median Base Salary: $112,045

Number of Job Openings: 516

1. Enterprise Architect 

Median Base Salary: $112,560

Number of Job Openings: 1,320

For more on tech jobs, check out 2017 Salary Guide: 16 Hottest Digital Transformation Skills based on a Robert Half Technology report.

Based in Silicon Valley, Tom Kaneshige writes the Zero One blog covering digital transformation, AI, marketing tech and the Internet of Things for line-of-business executives. He is eager to hear how the search for digital transformation skills is impacting your business. You can reach him at tom.kaneshige@penton.com.

This article originally appeared on MSPmentor.

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