10 tech skills that will earn you more money

Technology jobs are profitable. But certain skills are growing increasingly in-demand and businesses are will to pay a premium for them as they embrace digital transformation.

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Tech skills that will earn you more money

It's a great time to be in tech. According to data from Dice, technology salaries in the U.S. rose to an average of $96,370 per year. That's a 7.7 percent increase and the biggest year-over-year jump in average tech salaries since Dice began tracking this data over 10 years ago.

In addition, Dice also reports a jump in salaried positions, contract rates and bonuses from 2014. In seven major-metro areas, tech salaries averaged in the six-figure range for the first time in the past decade. As of August, these are the top 10 highest paying and fastest growing IT skills, according to research and data from Dice.

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