The Top Highest Paying Jobs in America in 2016

According to Glassdoor, who just released a list of the 25 best-paying jobs in the US for 2016.

Here are the top 10…

No. 10: Analytics Manager
Median base salary: $106,000
Number of job openings: 988
It is the analytics manager’s job to gather the data that business leaders use to make business decisions.  These mangers do everything from figure out how to find the information, choose the computers systems to create the data and figure out what information to share.

No. 9: Product Manager
Median base salary: $107,000
Number of job openings: 7,758
A product manager guides a team responsible for producing a product for the company. Tech companies frequently structure themselves with product managers who act as translators, figuring out what the business wants from its new tech products into instructions for engineers.

No. 8: Data Architect
Median base salary: $113,000
Number of job openings: 762
A data architect is a role that once belonged in the world of databases but has grown because of the big-data craze. Data architects design data-management systems, looking through all of a company’s potential data sources from inside the company and other sources and then figuring out how to gather, store, manage, and update that information.

No. 7: Data Scientist
Median base salary: $115,000
Number of job openings: 1,985
The data scientist has become a super-hot job as companies look to store more data and use it for more insights. The data scientist’s job is to run the computer systems used to store data and to find important information in the massive amounts of data collected.

No. 6: Systems Architect
Median base salary: $116,920
Number of job openings: 439
A systems architect designs complex technology systems for companies, which may include rolling out a new huge software system including new computers and networks needed for it to perform well.

No. 5: Applications Development Manager
Median base salary: $120,000
Number of job openings: 263
An applications development manager supervises a team of developers who may be writing software for home computers, big companies, or the web.

No. 4: Solutions Architect
Median base salary: $120,000
Number of job openings: 2,838
A solutions architect is a role that is often at the consulting arm of a software provider or tech company. This person helps design the computer systems that meet the customer’s need.

No. 3: IT Manager
Median base salary: $120,000
Number of job openings: 3,152
An IT manager is responsible for the technology used by companies such as their PCs, servers, and the software the company buys.

No. 2: Software Architect
Median base salary: $128,250
Number of job openings: 655
A software architect designs complex computer software.

No. 1: Software Development Manager
Median base salary: $132,000
Number of job openings: 3,495
A software development manager manages a software project from the design phase through completion.

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3 thoughts on “The Top Highest Paying Jobs in America in 2016

  1. this is very helpful because there are many options to choose from. It’s easier too because you can decide what to be when you want to grow up

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