2015 Salary: $103,675
Year-Over-Year Change from 2014: 6.6 percent
With major universities such as MIT and Harvard filling Massachusetts’ tech pipeline with new talent, you’d think Boston tech firms would have no trouble locking down the tech pros they need. You’d be wrong; for the past few years, companies in the area have wrestled very publicly with an inability to fill key roles with the right talent, especially as the local economy continues to add positions at a healthy clip.
Boston-area firms are also looking for very specialized help. ERP/CRM applications, Big Data analytics, and biotech are hot areas, and there’s a continuing need for project managers, business analysts, and engineers.
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