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

This story has been updated.

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

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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.

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Here’s what the salaries of Atlanta’s highest-paying jobs in tech look like (and the national median average):

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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