Tech Staffing Agency Mondo Reveals Top Eight Tech Jobs with Salaries of $200K or More for 2018

AR/VR, AI/Machine Learning and Full-Stack Developer Skills in High Demand

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mondo ( today reported the results of its annual Tech Salary Guide with eight tech jobs garnering salaries of $200,000 or more for 2018. The eight highest-paid positions include: CTO/CIO, Chief Security Officer, DevOps Lead/Engineer, Demandware Developer, Data Architect, Data Scientist, Database Architect and Project Manager.

The 2018 Mondo Tech Salary Guide also revealed that salaries for the DevOps Lead Engineer position jumped to a high of $250,000, making it the third highest-paid position among technology professionals. Data shows Full-Stack Developer salaries range from $90,000 to $162,500 and this position remains one of the hardest to fill. With Salesforce skills in high demand, the Salesforce Solution Architect is also one of highest-paid technology professionals, with salaries ranging from $145,000 - $195,000. Among database professionals, Mongo DB skills are the most in-demand skill set, with salaries ranging from $125,000 - $175,000 for a Mongo DBA. 

According to the 2018 Mondo Tech Salary Guide, the highest-paid tech jobs for 2018 with salaries of $200,000 or more include:

  • CTO/CIO ($160,000 - $292,500)
  • Chief Information Security Officer ($162,000 - $275,000)
  • DevOps Lead/Engineer ($115,000 - $250,000)
  • Demandware Developer ($127,500 - $237,500)
  • Data Architect ($130,000 - $210,000)
  • Data Scientist ($130,000 - $210,000)
  • Database Architect ($145,000 - $200,000)
  • Project Manager ($77,500 - $200,000)

“Salaries for technology professionals continue to increase with more than eight different positions now earning more than $200,000 a year. This year, in particular, we have seen a spike in salaries for DevOps Engineers and eCommerce Developers,” said Gianna Scorsone, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales Operations for Mondo. “Tech professionals with Virtual Reality (VR), IoT, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) expertise can expect to see salary jumps for corresponding titles as demand rises for these skills in 2018.” 

AI and Machine Learning Salaries include:

  • Machine Learning Scientist ($125,000 - $175,000)
  • Machine Learning Engineer ($125,000 - $175,000)
  • AI Developer ($100,000 - $150,000)

Top AR, VR & IOT Salaries include:

  • IoT Solution Architect ($125,000 - $185,000)
  • AR Engineer ($100,000 - $185,000)
  • VR Engineer ($90,000 - $185,000)
  • Mixed Reality Developer ($100,000 - $175,000)

The DevOps/Cloud positions with the highest salaries include:

  • DevOps Lead/Engineer ($115,000 - $250,000)
  • Cloud Engineer ($120,000 - $195,000)
  • Azure Developer ($130,000 - $185,000)

eCommerce Developer roles are also in high demand and landing top salaries, including the following titles:

  • Demandware Developer ($127,500 - $237,500)
  • Magento Developer ($100,000 - $170,000)
  • eCommerce Technical Analyst ($80,000 - $135,000)

The Database positions with the highest salaries include:

  • Database Architect ($145,000 - $200,000)
  • Mongo DBA ($125,000 - $175,000)
  • NoSQL DBA ($120,000 - $175,000)
  • Open Source DBA ($120,000 - $175,000)

Mondo’s 2018 Tech Salary Guide data is based on Mondo’s placements over the past year in New York City, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Dallas. Mondo is the largest national staffing agency specializing exclusively in high-end, niche Tech and Digital Marketing talent.

 (Note: The salary ranges highlighted in Mondo’s annual Tech Salary Guide are primarily attributed to the current rate of supply vs. demand for specific tech skill sets. A difference in skill levels, soft skills, and nuances in complementary technologies associated with certain skill sets are also factors that influence salaries for tech professionals. Geographic location no longer dictates a significant increase or decrease in salary range. According to Mondo’s data, in-demand tech skills now net top salaries regardless of region.)

About Mondo

Mondo is the largest national staffing agency specializing exclusively in high-end, niche IT, Tech, and Digital Marketing talent. Mondo’s staffing services include freelance, contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time placement options. For nearly 20 years, Mondo has been delivering solutions that bridge the talent gap and accelerate technology and digital marketing innovation for global companies including Spotify, Aramark, UBM, Stanley Black & Decker, Abbott, Thomson Reuters, and many more. Headquartered in New York City, Mondo has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit or call 212-257-5111. Connect with Mondo on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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Lisa Hendrickson
LCH Communications for Mondo