Job description: Leads and coaches the sales team, focusing on individual sales territories. Duties include assigning sales territories, setting quotas, building sales plans, and managing staff.
Skills needed: Degree in business or management. Experience in sales platforms like Salesforce. Leadership, analytics, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
Average salary: $64,412
Job description: Improves the aesthetic appeal of products via visual design choices (i.e. illustration, photography, typography, or color).
Skills needed: Degree or certificate in graphic design. Understanding of Gestalt principles of design, which are based in psychology and describe how humans perceive objects and patterns visually. Artistic ability.
Average salary: $64,478
Job description: Oversees technical processes, from planning to coordination to execution. Keeps staff within technical guidelines.
Skills needed: Degree in business administration. Leadership skills, conflict resolution ability, and HR acuity.
Average salary: $64,608
Job description: Guide potential investments. Follow performance of stocks and bonds.
Skills needed: Accounting. Analytic savvy and problem-solving ability. Experience working with executives.
Average salary: $65,687
Job description: Often employed by software and manufacturing companies, quality assurance (QA) analysts work with software and websites, testing for issues and correcting those errors when found.
Skills needed: Degree in computer science. Mastery of QA methodology, structured query language (SQL), and scripting.
Average salary: $66,358
Job description: Business analysts bring the needs of a business together with IT resources, identifying areas for improvement in processes and operations.
Skills needed: Degree in business, marketing, advertising, or public relations. Some computer programming and data analysis skills needed.
Average salary: $67,364
Job description: Develop strategies for marketing products and services. Collaborate with sales, PR, product, finance, and advertising teams.
Skills needed: Degree in business, marketing, advertising, or PR; MBA preferred. Communication and interpersonal skills.
Average salary: $67,687
Job description: Sales role focusing on entire company. Aims to increase revenue, identify new business trends, and manage client relationships.
Skills needed: Degree in business, marketing, or communications; MBA preferred. Project management, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
Average salary: $68,588
Job description: Assures user experience on a website aligns with the company's overall vision. UX designers create a path for users, while UI designers make sure that path is visually clear.
Skills needed: Understanding of UI/UX principles and wire-framing (laying out the interface elements of a website). Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, Balsamiq, Adobe XD, Marvel App, and Invision App.
Average salary: $71,691
Job description: Automates systems and oversees software deployment. Improves deployment processes with IT developers.
Skills needed: Web language, SysAdmin, continuous integration tools, automation tools, and scripting.
Average salary: $86,094
Job description: Guides the success of a product by leading cross-functional team design, mapping different development stages including launch, and maintaining a product.
Skills needed: Degree in business. Coding, time-management, and interpersonal skills.
Average salary: $87,947
Job description: Interprets data using statistical analysis tools and machine-learning.
Skills needed: Degree in IT, math, or computer science. Experience with metrics and analytics.
Average salary: $88,813
Job description: A mobile developer — more specifically, an Android or iOS developer — works on new apps for mobile devices.
Skills needed: Modern language programming skills, back-end computing skills, cross-platform app development, and mobile user interface design ability.
Average salary: $92,654
Job description: Manages a team of engineers through product development and execution.
Skills needed: Degree in management science or engineering, participation in cooperative engineering programs.
Average salary: $103,237
Job description: Oversees coding, web development, and app development.
Average salary: $109,957