In today’s tech-driven world, our dependency on technology is ever-increasing. It essentially implies that the demand for IT-based services, and eventually the jobs in this domain, are increasing rapidly. That’s what keeps IT services among the highest-paying jobs in the United States. So much so that such a job pays an IT specialist around $58,053 a year on average.
But did you know? There are particular IT fields where you can earn way more than a typical IT specialist in the United States. When we say “way more,” we actually mean it since the earnings of a well-equipped data scientist can go above the $100,000 mark a year. It’s almost double that of a typical IT specialist.
What are those particular IT fields that could pay this much? We’ve listed them out right here. But before that, let’s break down the highest and lowest IT specialist salaries on a monthly and annual basis: