The top 5 highest-paying tech careers - and where you can get one in Georgia

While there are a plethora of career opportunities in the tech industry, not all IT jobs are created equal. In fact, some pay more than others. According to a recent study from global education company General Assembly, the following five tech gigs are the highest-paying ones in the field.

Follow the hyperlinks with each company to apply for one in Georgia.

»These are the tech companies hiring right now in Atlanta

Data analytics

Median base salary: $60,476

What you do: Assess data, discover insights and predict future trends to inform company business decisions.

Who's hiring: CTGCoca-ColaPrimerica

Digital marketing

Median base salary: $76,783

What you do: Leverage communication channels to maintain customer relationship.

Who's hiring: KforceUPS

Product management

Median base salary: $108,659

What you do: Oversee implementation and development of company products and projects.

Who's hiring: ComcastYamaha

User experience design

Median base salary: $77,167

What you do: Design websites, apps and other software to advance user interaction.

Who's hiring: Home DepotVerizon

Web development

Median base salary: $55,964 

What you do: Build websites by designing, coding and editing web page content.

Who's hiring: AT&TGwinnett County Public SchoolsThe University of Georgia

Want to know more about the tech industry? Click here to learn about Atlanta's best IT companies, according to employees.

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