The 8 highest-paying tech jobs in Atlanta, according to LinkedIn

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The 8 highest-paying tech jobs in Atlanta, according to LinkedIn

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Landing a job in tech could get you some massive paychecks, but just how much do the top tech positions pay?

Analysts at LinkedIn, collected LinkedIn data publicly available to members to determine the top-paying tech jobs in America and their benchmark salaries.

Using the LinkedIn Salary Tool, we cracked down the salaries of those top-ranked positions in metro Atlanta.

Data Scientist (national average: $106,000)

Median salary: $100,000

Less than one  year: $99,400

1-5 years: $99,400

6-14 years: $105,000

15+ years: Not applicable

Data Engineer (national average: $100,000)

Median salary: $85,100

Less than one year: Not applicable

1-5 years: $81,600

6-14 years: $87,200

15+ years: Not applicable

UX Designer (national average: $83,000)

Median salary: $70,700

Less than one year: $71,800

1-5 years: $70,000

6-14 years: $74,700

15+ years: Not applicable

Solutions Architect (national average: $124,000)

Median salary: $124,000

Less than one year: $118,000

1-5 years: $119,000

6-14 years: $116,000

15+ years: $134,000

Software Engineer (national average: $92,000)

Median salary: $83,400

Less than one year: $65,000

1-5 years: $75,000

6-14 years: $92,000

15+ years: $108,000

Electrical Engineer (national average: $80,000)

Median salary: $75,000

Less than one year: $71,700

1-5 years: $71,000

6-14 years: $81,600

15+ years: $85,000

Quality Assurance (QA) Manager (national average: $70,000)

Median salary: $90,500

Less than one year: $81,000

1-5 years: $72,000

6-14 years: $88,000

15+ years: $102,000

Hardware Engineer (national average: $105,000)

Median salary: $91,500

LinkedIn Salary data also showed Atlanta as one of the highest-paying locations in the country for data scientists (No. 10), solutions architects (No. 7) and QA managers (No. 7).

Overall, the top-paying location in the country for tech jobs is San Francisco Bay, California, but other areas include Seattle, Washington; New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; Washington, D.C.; North Carolina; Houston, Texas and Austin, Texas.

A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to the LinkedIn Salary Tool as the LinkedIn Payscale Tool.

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