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Big Data skills pay top dollar

08th Feb `14, 06:17 PM in Human Resource

ech salaries saw a nearly 3% bump last year, and IT pros with expertise in big data-related languages,…

BDMS
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ech salaries saw a nearly 3% bump last year, and IT pros with expertise in big data-related languages, databases and skills enjoyed some of the largest paychecks.

Average U.S. tech salaries climbed to $87,811 in 2013, up from $85,619 the previous year, according to Dice’s newly released 2013-2014 Salary Survey. Significantly, nine of the top 10 highest paying IT salaries are for skills related to big data, says the tech career site.

At the top of the list is R, a software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Here’s the full list of the top 10 highest paying IT salaries:

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