Whether the day-to-day tasks involve dissecting the inner-workings of a
Mac or designing applications to be loaded onto a personal digital
assistant, all of our Best Technology Jobs provide impressive salaries, high job satisfaction, and sound job prospects.
Writing code and designing or customizing computer applications are just
some of the tasks of a software developer. These professionals top this
year’s list of Best Technology Jobs, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics
predicts a 27.6 percent employment growth for their profession by 2020.
DBAs create security measures that secure company data and also ensure
that office databases run efficiently. This occupation is on track for
30.6 percent employment growth in the next decade.
Web developers spend the bulk of their days designing and maintaining
websites. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 21.7 percent
employment increase for Web development over the next 10 years.
Computer Systems Analyst
Computer systems analysts configure hardware and software, as well as
design and develop computer systems. Their occupation is expected to
grow 22.1 percent by 2020, the BLS projects.
Many computer programmers rely on languages like C ++ and Python to
write software applications. The BLS reports that these professionals
earned a median annual wage of $71,380 in 2010.
Civil engineers snagged the final slot on our roster of the Best Technology Jobs. They raked in an impressive median salary of $77,560 in 2010.