In the course of the last six months, the annual pay for blockchain developers in the highest bracket increased by over US$4,000, as per the survey which was conducted by management consulting firm Janco Associates.
In the top bracket of IT jobs, the only other positions enjoying higher pay than blockchain developers were data scientists, database managers, ERP data architects, and ERP data engineers.
Last year in October, CCN reported that blockchain engineers in the United States were earning almost as much as artificial intelligence specialists, another field that is seeing increased demand for top talent:At the time, the competitive pay that was being offered to blockchain developers was attributed to the increased demand for talent in the field with tech sector recruitment firm, Hired, indicating then that job postings had risen by 400%.
Interestingly, the high demand for blockchain developers and engineers has come at a time when some cryptocurrency firms have already announced plans to lay off staff.
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