Overall salaries have risen over the last year as the economy makes slow but steady gains. Two of the main tech industry surveys report on salaries, raises, skills, and more.
The Dice Salary Survey Report for 2014 highlights include:
U.S. tech salaries had an average increase of nearly 3% to $87,811 in 2013, up from $85,619 the previous year according to the Dice Salary Survey – that increase was less than the 5.3% jump the prior year.
The Dice report also shows that tech powered companies are nervous as compensation satisfaction slips. The recovering economy has tech candidates very confident, with low unemployment rates in tech sectors, the job market is good and employers recognize that talent reward goes along with talent retention. (more…)