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The U.S. job marke T is booming—if you’re young, talented and
have a very specific set of engineering
That’s the message coming out of
the job boards and tech-sector hiring
reports that hit the marketplace in the
fiscal fourth quarter of 2010.
raking in a median salary of
$144,000, U.S. software engineering
directors ranked among the top 10
highest-paying jobs across all industries,
according a 2010 survey of 40,000
workers published in october by
CNNmoney.com and PayScale.com.
Software architects also cracked the top
20 with a median salary of $119,000.
“right now it’s a two-tiered soci-
ety,” says Valerie Frederickson, Ceo
and founder of Valerie Frederickson
& Co., an IT career transition and
outplacement consultancy in menlo
Park, California, USa. “Some skills
are in high demand, while others are
being left on the wayside.”
That means recent graduates
armed with the latest whiz-bang
skills and highly specialized engineers
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