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- IoT solution architect, AR engineer, and mixed reality developers are among the top paid jobs in the AR/VR/IoT space. — Mondo, 2018
- Professionals working in AR, VR, and IoT can expect to see salary gains in coming years, as the technologies gain mainstream adoption. — Mondo, 2018
Want to make up to $185,000 per year? Emerging fields like augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and the Internet of Things (IoT) include many lucrative positions for those with the right skillsets, according to a new report from tech staffing agency Mondo.
Professionals in these areas can expect to see salary gains in coming years, as the technologies gain mainstream adoption, the report noted.
Other in-demand roles in tech for 2018 include .NET developers, cloud engineers, data scientists, DevOps engineers, and security engineers, according to the report.
SEE: IT jobs 2018: Hiring priorities, growth areas, and strategies to fill open roles (Tech Pro Research)
Here are the highest-paid jobs in AR, VR, and IoT for 2018:
1. IoT solution architect
Salary range: $125,000 - $185,000
2. AR engineer
Salary range: $100,000 - $185,000
3. Mixed reality developer
Salary range: $100,000 - $175,000
4. VR engineer
Salary range: $90,000 - $185,000
5. IoT software engineer
Salary range: $90,000 - $160,000
6. VR developer
Salary range: $80,000 - $160,000
7. IoT software developer
Salary range: $80,000 - $125,000
8. AR developer
Salary range: $75,000 - $160,000
9. Unity developer
Salary range: $70,000 - $125,000
10. IoT analyst
Salary range: $65,000 - $100,000
- Special report: IT Jobs in 2020: A leader's guide (free PDF) (TechRepublic)
- Internet of Things (IoT): Cheat sheet (TechRepublic)
- Tech jobs: Why the enterprise architect is your new secret weapon (ZDNet)
- Cheat sheet: How to become a data scientist (TechRepublic)
- Top IT jobs and hiring trends for 2018 listed in Tech Pro Research survey (ZDNet)
- The 8 highest paid and most in-demand tech jobs in America in 2018 (TechRepublic)
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Alison DeNisco Rayome is a Senior Editor for TechRepublic. She covers CXO, cybersecurity, and the convergence of tech and the workplace.