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Best Jobs in Technology

Vault ranks the best professions to have. Whether you are a recent grad or looking for a career change, use these rankings to find a job that is right for you.

  • Survey Methodology

    To determine our Best Career Path Rankings, we use a formula that weighs the most relevant categories for an overall quality ranking. Each path's overall score was calculated using the following formula: 25% demand (number of job openings), 25% earning potential (median salary), and 25% job satisfaction (perks, benefits, work/life balance), and 25% employment rates (unemployment).

Best Jobs in Technology

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Software Engineers

Software engineers are responsible for customizing existing software programs to meet the needs and desires of a particular business or industry. First,...

2

Software Application Developers

Software engineers are responsible for customizing existing software programs to meet the needs and desires of a particular business or industry. First,...

3

Information Security Analysts

Information brokers, sometimes called online researchers or independent information professionals, compile information from online databases and services....

4

Computer and Video Game Designers

In the sector of the multibillion-dollar computer industry known as interactive entertainment and recreational computing, computer and video game designers...

5

Internet Developers

An Internet developer, otherwise known as a Web developer or Web designer, is responsible for the creation of an Internet site. Most of the time, this is a...

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Hardware Engineers

Computer hardware engineers design, build, and test computer hardware (such as computer chips and circuit boards) and computer systems. They also work with...

7

Computer Systems Programmer/Analysts

Computer systems programmer/analysts analyze the computing needs of a business and then design a new system or upgrade an old system to meet those needs....

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Database Specialists

Database specialists design, install, update, modify, maintain, and repair computer database systems to meet the needs of their employers. To do this work...

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Mobile Software Developers

Software engineers are responsible for customizing existing software programs to meet the needs and desires of a particular business or industry. First,...

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Computer Network Administrators

Computer network administrators, or network specialists, design, install, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN),...