If you’re in the market of switching careers, diversifying your path, or looking for a booming industry, look no further than tech. Studies show that from 2010 to 2020, computer-related occupations are expected to grow 22 percent, compared to the 14 percent projected growth of all other occupations. In addition, 79 percent of tech executives expect their company’s revenue to increase over the next year. How’s that for a booming industry?
The tech sector is great for anyone, from marketing and communications professionals to software developers. Plus, the industry is sustainable and well-respected, allowing you to meet tons of innovative leaders and work on a variety of projects.
The following infographic, compiled by InternMatch, an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers, showcases how to bust into the tech sector. Here are some key points to note:
- New tech startups add an average of 3 million jobs in their first year
- Facebook pays interns an average of $6,056 per month
- Software developer and database administrator positions are projected to grow more than 30% or more by 2020
Check out the full infographic below!
What do you think? Have you considered breaking into the tech industry?