Highest Paying IT Jobs In Orange County, California

Highest Paying IT Jobs In Orange County, California

While Orange County's most notable attributes are typically its consistently sunny weather and long coastline, the area has emerged  as one of the most thriving tech ecosystems in the country over the past several years. Orange County has seen rapid growth not only in the amount of tech companies and jobs, but also in the diversity of industries that it supports. According to Location OC, it has been ranked as the second most diverse technology center in the nation and supports 15 out of 19 high tech industries.

In this flourishing tech ecosystem, there are numerous opportunities both for employers to find top talent for their varied tech roles and for tech professionals to find competitive and niche opportunities. Motion Recruitment's IT Salaries for 2021 provides a deeper look into Orange County's unique market and highlights specific tech market trends, insights and salary data.

Learn more about the insights featured in our Orange county IT Salaries report— download the full Guide or continue reading for an overview of the highest paid tech jobs in the most demanding tech sectors.


Software Developer Salaries

According to Evans Data Corporation, the worldwide Software Developer population is expected to grow from 23.9 million in 2019, to 28.7 million in 2024. This steady increase in Software Developers comes from increasing demand for professionals that is still not met, leaving many Software Developer roles in high demand. Those roles include:

Full Stack Software Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $118,645 - $148,667

Software Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $146,543 - 175,858

C++ Developer Salaries

Salary Range: $120,343 - $170,949

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Infrastructure Salaries

According to Global Channel Chief at Google, Carolee Gearhart“Gartner is estimating that by 2021, 75 percent of midsize and large organizations will have adopted multi-cloud or a hybrid strategy." Enterprise companies are embracing a multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud offering where they can get the best out of each solution. Related roles include:

Cloud Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $148,568 - 175,052

DevOps Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $149,581 - $181,922

DevOps Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $1126,748  $158,285

Security Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $158,677 - $200,784

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Data Salaries

Data Scientist – The hot job of the 21st century. With the amount of data in the world predicted to reach a whopping 175 zettabytes by 2025, it's no surprise that the demand for data professionals has increased. Data Scientists and related roles have become some of the most sought after jobs.

Data Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $130,640 - $198,226

NLP Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $171,816 - $202,136

Data Scientist

Salary Range: $153,303 - $199,249

Big Data Engineer

Salary Range: $141,495 - $207,189

Motion Recruitment has witnessed firsthand the resilience and innovation of the Orange County tech market. Our Tech Salary Guide is here to provide the insights you need to continue growing your career in 2021. Download your free copy here or below. 

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