The Hottest Tech Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

sneakers   The Hottest Tech Jobs  [INFOGRAPHIC] When I was little, I wanted to be a trash collector. Then a postman. Then I decide to up the ante and become an astronaut, while most of my classmates were more concerned about becoming soldiers, doctors and professional layabouts. But these days, with advances in computers and technology, kids are more likely to want to go into other careers, jobs that were just pure fantasy when I was at school (I’m really showing my age here aren’t I?).

These days, school careers advisors are more likely to be asked about careers in programming, IT, web and software developing, and anything else which involves a monitor and a keyboard. That is the subject of today’s infographic.

So forget law school and medicine school – try programming school instead. Brush up on your database skills. And instead of learning Spanish, learn another programming language such as Python or Ruby. That will lead to the jobs with big bucks, especially when Skynet takes over the world and they need people human slaves to keep the computers upgraded.

Let us know what you think. Do you agree that tech jobs are where all the hot talent is heading or are “traditional” careers such as law and medicine still holding their own? If your children were to ask you for career advice, would you advise them to focus on tech-related jobs, to get the high salaries?

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Infographic Source: Schools.com

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Jake Thompson

I think that as long as there are lawyers, doctors and firemen, they will always rely on their technology to direct them where to justify, heal and rescue.

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Mac Witty

as long as there are farmers who feeds us, construction workers who give us residential and professionals to satisfy our basic needs, there will be opportunities for other professions, like techs, to make our lives better

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Mac Witty

Sorry … *other* professionals to satisfy our basic needs

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Ron Lister

The future looks bright for the tech world.

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Nancy B

Glad computer tech jobs are on the rise. My one son is not handy to do any sort of physical work, I know more when it comes to carpentry and electrical work than he does and he was never even handy with moving or packing!
BUT at 16 built my first custom PC and helps many of my friends as their computer tech and even take him shopping when getting a new cell phone, camera or PC/laptop
He’s now in university majoring in math/computer science and teaching, so he can teach those subject to middle school kids. Great career prospects and teachers here in Canada get paid well, have great benefits and a pension package that can’t be beat even by the corporate world!