Technologists See Biggest Salary Raise in a Decade
Tech professionals in seven cities in the U.S. witnessed double-digit raises.
January 24, 2013
Technology salaries in the U.S. saw the biggest jump in 2012 in more than a decade, according to the latest salary survey from Dice, a career site for technology and engineer professionals. Tech professionals in the financial industry - including capital markets, banking and insurance sectors - recorded an average 2012 salary of $93,599, up 3% compared to 2011. Overall, tech professionals across all industries saw a 5% boost in their salary last year to $85,619, up from $81,327 in 2011. Bonuses were more frequent than before, with 33 percent of respondents earning an average bonus of $8,636, Dice said. Although bonuses were actually slightly higher in 2011, at $8,769, more tech professionals received the extra payout in 2012. Meanwhile, technologists looking for the biggest increase in salary might like to consider moving to Pittsburgh, given that the city’s tech professionals saw the largest boost in wages in the U.S, up 18 percent year on year to $76,2... Read full story on Wall Street & Technology
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