Tech Industry Average Annual Wages
While real wages may be down 8% in the US since 2006, the tech industry paid an annual average wage of $93,800 in 2012, which is 98% more than the average private sector wage of $47,400. And California tech workers earn the highest average annual wage of $123,900, according to the TechAmerica Foundation.
Software Services Leading
The Cyberstates 2013 Key Findings include that the software services sector grew by 63,900 jobs in 2012, a 3.5 percent increase. Leading the way in high-tech employment was California (968,800), Texas (485,600), New York (318,200), Virginia (285,400 – 9.8% of with private sector workforce), and Florida (270,900).
Following California, Massachusetts tech industry workers were paid the highest annual average wage of $116,000, and Washington was in third place at $110,200. Tech wages on average were double the overall private sector wage in these states: California, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico, Virginia, Arizona, and North Carolina. (more…)
Hot Tech Salary and Trend Highlights
Choice Salary Tech Ranges – Info from Robert Half 2013 Technology Salary Guide
from the Robert Half 2013 Technology Salary Guide
“Money may not be all IT employees consider when choosing to join or stay with your firm, but it’s certainly one of their key benchmarks.”
Attracting and retaining top tech talent requires a concerted plan. To attract the best and brightest, companies must be dynamic and growing, and must provide a work environment and benefits that motivate employees.
A lot of leading edge tech companies offer gyms, free healthy lunches, child care, transportation, flextime, work from home, and professional development opportunities in addition to good health insurance, 401Ks, and options. As the market improves, the competition over top talent only becomes more acute. Whether actively looking for new opportunities or not, top talent is being pitched on a consistent basis. In addition to these perks and benefits, your employees are shopping salaries. (more…)
Recruiting Priorities Energy Efficiency, Information Technology, and Targeted Advertising Software Jobs
Redfish Technology Tuesday Jobs Madness
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This week our top recruiting priorities are Energy Efficiency, Information Technology, and Targeted Advertising Software: Senior Sales Executive – Energy Efficiency; Lead Software Engineer, Python and Senior Sales Executive – Mobile Financial Services; Senior Cisco Network Engineer – Information Technology; Senior SW Design Engineer – Travel Website-Sharing; Web Application Engineer – Targeted Advertising Software; Java Engineer – Biometrics Software; and (more…)
Priority High Tech Jobs from Redfish Technology 10/23/2012
This week our top technology recruiting priorities for Director of Channel Sales – Healthcare Software; Director Business Development – Targeted Data Technology; Account Manager, Customer Success – Cloud-SaaS; Product Manager – IT Security; Marketing Manager – Web Application Security; Salesforce Administrator – Software; Technical Support Engineer II – WLAN; and much … (more…)
Priority Tech Jobs from Redfish Technology
This week our top technology recruiting priorities for these VP Communications – Gold Market; Account Representative – Digital Curriculum, District Manager – SaaS, Director Insides Sales – Data Loss Prevention; Senior Technical Support Engineer – Converged IP Solutions; iPhone iOS Developer – Video Social Media; Front-End Developer – Mobile/eCommerce; and much … (more…)