These days, there’s one thing job and recruiting experts agree on, and it’s that workers have more leverage than they did before the pandemic. And if you’re looking to the future, now is a great time to plan ahead for a career path that brings you into one of the highest-paying jobs.

At One Tech Engineering in Minnesota, we work hard to connect the best talent with organizations where they can grow and thrive. In this post, we’re covering high-paying jobs that are likely to grow in demand over the next 15 years according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report. To connect with our technical recruiting services about technical or engineering jobs, give us a call today.

1.   Industrial Engineer

With a 2020 median salary of $88,950 and a projected growth rate of 10% between 2019 and 2029, demand for industrial engineers is clearly on the rise. Industrial engineers use engineering principles to evaluate processes, systems, and people from finances to supply chains and more.

2.   Database Administrator

With a similar projected growth rate, database administrators enjoyed a median salary of $98,860 in 2020. Database administrators are responsible for overseeing an organization’s database systems and ensuring information accessibility. Their roles can include a broad range of responsibilities such as database creation, designing security measures, resolving inconsistencies, and more.

3.   Information Systems Manager

Also projected to grow at a 10% rate in the next decade, IS managers made a median of $151,150 in 2020. As the name suggests, this senior IT role involves overseeing an organization's IS strategy from technology upgrades to best practices.

4.   Software Developer

Expect the demand for software developers to continue to grow as it has over the past couple of decades. Software developers pulled in a median $110,140 during 2020, and the field is expected to grow at a whopping 22% over the next decade.

5.   Sales Engineers

Sales engineers made a median $108,830 in 2020, and these positions are expected to grow faster than average pace at around 6% in the next decade. Sales engineers work in a unique role that uses engineering and sales experience to help companies develop systems and strategies that support technology for clients.

Minnesota Technical Drafting Jobs and Recruiting

Get started on your path to success with technical recruiting services from One Tech Engineering. We offer a complete benefits package whether you’re hired on contract or contract-to-direct hire. To find out what we can do for you, call and speak with our engineering recruiters at 952.884.9199, or contact us today.