Tech is most lucrative career, LinkedIn report finds
Mark Zuckerberg picked the right career path. Paul Sakuma / AP
LinkedIn's 2017 U.S. State of Salary report is out, and tech is on top as the most lucrative career.
- Computer science majors are paid the most, with a median salary of $92,300.
- Software and IT services is the highest paid industry, with a median total compensation of $104,700.
But hope isn't lost for the technologically challenged. Visual art majors have the second highest median total compensation at $90,390.