Glassdoor just released a list of the 25 highest paying tech companies. Here are the 10 that top the list.
A new report from Glassdoor reveals what we all know: Jobs in tech pay really well. That doesn't mean they're easy to find, however. Glassdoor has done the research for you, compiling a list of the 25 companies with the highest median salaries and plenty of job openings.
Here are the top 10 of 25 places you should consider if landing a high-paying gig is your biggest priority.
1. A.T. Kearney
Headquartered in Chicago, this consulting firm handles a lot of different areas, like tech, retail, finance, and healthcare. It consults on a wide variety of topics, including technology strategy, and it even has a Digital Center of Excellence that focuses purely on tech consulting.
- Median Total Compensation: $175,000
- Median Base Compensation: $150,000
See: The 10 best tech jobs that pay the highest salaries (TechRepublic)
Another consulting firm, Strategy& deals in many of the same areas as A.T. Kearney. It's headquartered in New York, but there are global opportunities in 53 cities.
- Median Total Compensation: $172,000
- Median Base Compensation: $152,000
This Dell subsidiary is familiar to pretty much anyone who's spent time working in the tech industry. Most IT professionals have worked with, or spent time fixing, a VMware setup at some point.
- Median Total Compensation: $167,050
- Median Base Compensation: $136,750
Want to work with big data and analytics? Splunk is the place for you. This San Francisco-based company makes software used to monitor, search, and analyze massive amounts of data in real time.
- Median Total Compensation: $161,010
- Median Base Compensation: $132,500
5. Cadence Design Systems
Most all the tech in the world needs a circuit board for some part of its hardware, and Cadence Design Systems builds a lot of them. Cadence makes integrated circuits, systems on a chip, and boards for a variety of applications.
- Median Total Compensation: $156,702
- Median Base Compensation: $141,202
Sure, the work-life balance might be a bit off at Google, but what tech worker hasn't dreamed of working at its amazing Mountain View campus? The pay isn't bad either, and you can even bank most of it by living in a van in the parking lot.
- Median Total Compensation: $155,250
- Median Base Compensation: $120,000
See: The 2016 tech job market reveals 2017 tech trends, says Indeed (TechRepublic)
They already know everything about you--why not complete your extensive Facebook profile by adding a job at the tech giant? Facebook has offices around the country, and it pays pretty well too.
- Median Total Compensation: $155,000
- Median Base Compensation: $130,000
Arguably the maker of the best video cards on the market, NVIDIA does more than just keep gaming rigs and bitcoin mining machines running at peak efficiency: It also manufactures SoC hardware for mobile devices and the automotive industry.
- Median Total Compensation: $154,000
- Median Base Compensation: $150,000
9. McKinsey & Company
Another consulting firm, McKinsey & Company focuses on management consulting and decision making. It does quite a bit of tech consulting too, so if you're an experienced CXO looking to help other companies, check out what McKinsey has to offer.
- Median Total Compensation: $153,000
- Median Base Compensation: $140,000
10. Amazon Lab126
Lab126 is Amazon's R&D arm and home to its hardware division. It's responsible for the Kindle, Echo, and the whole line of Fire devices (for better and worse). If you're interested in the future of IoT and smart devices this is the place for you.
- Median Total Compensation: $152,800
- Median Base Compensation: $130,400
Check out the entire list of 25 at Glassdoor.
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