8 High-Paying Careers for 2017

By Robert Half January 4, 2017 at 2:17pm

8 High-Paying Careers for 2017

Robert Half Salary Guides reveal teach and creative positions with rising starting salaries:*

1. FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER

(1 – 3 years of experience)
$56,000 - $80,500
7.2% projected increase

2. MOBILE DESIGNER

$80,000 - $121,500
6.8% projected increase

3. DATA SCIENTIST

$116,000 - $163,500
6.4% projected increase

4. USER EXPERIENCE (UX) DESIGNER

(3 – 5 years of experience)
$75,750 - $103,000
6.1% projected increase

5. BIG DATA ENGINEER

$135,000 - $196,000
5.8% projected increase

6. NETWORK SECURITY ENGINEER

$115,500 - $162,500
5.7% projected increase

7. CONTENT STRATEGIST

$81,250 - $115,250
5.4% projected increase

8. SOFTWARE ENGINEER

$108,250 - $164,500
5.2% projected increase

More information about the roles listed above can be found in the Robert Half Technology 2017 Salary Guide, which includes a wide range of information technology positions, and The Creative Group 2017 Salary Guide, which focuses on interactive, design and marketing jobs. Learn more and download the guides at roberthalf.com/technology/salary-center and roberthalf.com/creativegroup/salary-center.

*All salaries listed are U.S. national averages based on data published in the 2017 Salary Guides from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group.

Actual projected salary ranges may vary depending on location.

© 2017 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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