Tech pro salaries are on the rise, according to the latest Dice Salary Survey. But where have those salaries grown the fastest?
Dice’s latest interactive visualization can give you a solid idea of the average salary growth in cities and states around the country. The strong rise in traditional tech hubs such as Silicon Valley—where salaries increased 13.5 percent between 2011 and 2015, to $118,243—is unsurprising; but pay also rose in areas not traditionally associated with tech, such as Minnesota, where salaries rose a blistering 24.1 percent during that same five-year period.
Average salaries for tech pros also hit the six-figure mark in seven markets for the first time in Dice’s annual study. The top-earning markets included: