Salary of a blockchain developer

Blockchain developers are one of the highest-paid developers. This article talks about blockchain developer salaries. Salary of a blockchain engineer, salary of a blockchain architect.

Blockchain jobs and demand of blockchain developers is growing. The demand for blockchain engineers has increased by 400 percent since 2017. Demand is expected to grow at a faster pace going into 2019 as larger corporations, including Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Facebook and other tech giants, have started hiring blockchain developers.
 
The average annual salary of an experienced blockchain engineer is between $150,000 and $175,000 according to a report published by CNBC.
 
The top five cities hiring blockchain developers are San Francisco, New York, Chicago, LA, and Boston.
 
Top US Cities for Blockchain Jobs 
 
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There are two kinds of blockchain developers: blockchain engineers and architects who create a blockchain, and the blockchain application developers who build applications that use a blockchain.
 
Blockchain engineers and architects are usually hired by blockchain product companies. For this kind of position, you need to be a good programmer. Besides low-level programming expertise, you also need to have experience working with cryptography, network programming, debugging, and unit testing. You should also have hands-on experience using various performance and unit testing tools.
 
Blockchain engineers/developers write code in various programming languages and some of the popular programming languages are C++, Java, JavaScript, C#, Python, Go, and Solidity.
 
Blockchain architect is one of the most in-demand positions. Responsibility of a blockchain architect includes
 
There are hundreds of blockchain products that can be used by a company. For this kind of position, a company hires a blockchain developer. For example, to write smart contracts for Ethereum, a company will hire a Solidity blockchain developer with Solidity experience. Solidity is a new programming language designed to create smart contracts on Ethereum blockchain.
 
Look at the blockchain developer jobs listed on Glassdoor website. GoDaddy is hiring in WA and the salary is in the $120k - $174k range.
 
Glassdoor Blockchain Jobs 
 
LinkedIn has 1000+ Blockchain developers jobs listed in the USA.
 
Like any tech company, Blockchain product companies not only need blockchain developers but also hire Web developers, front end developers, backend developers, database architects, testers and so on. You can check out more Blockchain developer listings on LinkedIn.
 
Blockchain Engineer in USA 
 
Jumpstart Blockchain also has a listing of blockchain focused jobs.
 
As you can see from the below listing, Blockchain jobs are for almost every major programming language including Python, Java, C++, and Go. 
 
Blockchain jobs 
 
If you’re new to blockchain development, you may find these resources useful.