14 tech jobs that pay over $90,000 right now

No. 14: Sales Engineer, $90,899

No. 14: Sales Engineer, $90,899

Sales Engineer

Average Base Salary: $90,899

Number of Job Openings: 5,508

A sales engineer is the technical resource for the sales force that helps them make sure bids and contracts meet the customers' technical specifications.

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No. 13: Software Engineer, $96,392

No. 13: Software Engineer, $96,392

Software Engineer

Average Base Salary: $96,392

Number of Job Openings: 99,055

A software engineer is software programmer. Every company needs them, from the tech companies building software to sell to others, to the enterprises building apps for their own internal use.

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No. 12: UX Designer, $96,855

No. 12: UX Designer, $96,855

UX Designer

Average Base Salary: $96,855

Number of Job Openings: 2,010

A "UX" designer, or "user experience" designer are the ones who make sure the product looks and feels good and functions in a way that is easy for people to use.

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No. 11: Database Administrator, $97,258

No. 11: Database Administrator, $97,258

Database Administrator

Average Base Salary: $97,258

Number of Job Openings: 9,041

A company's database is among the most important bits of software it owns, keeping track of customers, transactions, inventory. A database administrator runs it.

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No. 10: Computer Hardware Engineer, $101,154

No. 10: Computer Hardware Engineer, $101,154

Computer Hardware Engineer

Average Base Salary: $101,154

Number of Job Openings: 1,264

A computer hardware engineer designs computers and all sorts of other electronic devices.

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No. 9: QA Manager, $101,330

No. 9: QA Manager, $101,330

QA Manager

Average Base Salary: $101,330

Number of Job Openings: 1,689

A QA or "quality assurance" manager performs tests to make sure a product, service or software performs like it should.

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No. 8: Security Engineer, $102,749

No. 8: Security Engineer, $102,749

Security Engineer

Average Base Salary: $102,749

Number of Job Openings: 2,060

A security engineer designs, deploys and monitors systems that secures a company's network, software and other assets.

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No. 7: Data Scientist, $105,395

No. 7: Data Scientist, $105,395

Data Scientist

Average Base Salary: $105,395

Number of Job Openings: 3433

A data scientist is a super-hot field right it. This person helps a company find insights out of heaps of data.

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No. 6: Product Manager, $113,959

No. 6: Product Manager, $113,959

Product Manager

Average Base Salary: $113,959

Number of Job Openings: 9918

A product manager helps run the teams that design and market a product. Although a product manager isn't a tech-specific job, it's a major role at many tech companies.

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No. 5: IT Manager, $115,725

No. 5: IT Manager, $115,725

IT Manager

Average Base Salary: $115,725

Number of Job Openings: 1408

An IT manager runs manages a company's technology infrastructure.

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No. 4: Analytics Manager, $115,725

No. 4: Analytics Manager, $115,725

Analytics Manager

Average Base Salary: $115,725

Number of Job Openings: 1408

An analytics manager performs business and financial analysis to help the company measure its success and predict its needs.

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No. 3: Solutions Architect, $121,522

No. 3: Solutions Architect, $121,522

Solutions Architect

Average Base Salary: $121,522

Number of Job Openings: 3530

A solutions architect designs and engineers complex software or computer systems.

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No. 2: Software Development Manager, $123,747

No. 2: Software Development Manager, $123,747

Software Development Manager

Average Base Salary: $123,747

Number of Job Openings: 2249

A software development manager is a project leader for software projects.

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No. 1: Software Architect, $130,891

No. 1: Software Architect, $130,891

Software Architect

Average Base Salary: $130,891

Number of Job Openings: 3229

A software architect designs complex software applications.

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And here's a look at some of the best places to work

And here's a look at some of the best places to work

The 14 Best Tech Companies To Work For

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