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11 Cool Jobs Paying Over $100k & Hiring Now

It’s not all about money. But if you’re logging 40 hours — or more — each week of your life at work, you might as well be making major moolah, right? With Glassdoor’s Salary Estimates, you don’t have to waste your time applying to jobs that don’t bring home the big bucks. Instead, you can easily spot jobs with high salaries and apply to them. And we’ve done some of the work for you by finding these 11 cool jobs that pay more than $100,000.

1. Software Engineer, Facebook

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $153,000/year

Location: Menlo Park, California

Job Details: “As a Software Engineer on the Engineering Infrastructure team at Oculus, you’ll ensure the delivery of a world-class developer and customer experience by building tools and services to assist with developing, building, testing, releasing, and monitoring the life performance of Oculus software. You’ll have the chance to work with many teams (e.g. product development, infrastructure, automation, research, production engineering) across Oculus and Facebook. We have the opportunity to leverage Facebook’s infrastructure, which allows us to do drive this in a scalable, reliable, and quick manner and provides unique opportunities for career growth. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented engineer, with a passion for building great software products.”

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2. Experiences Marketing Manager, REI

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $107,000/year

Location: Kent, Washington

Job Details: “This position is critical in delivering to the Co-op’s aspirations to get known for experiences. We have a different proposition to offer our customers than we had 80-years ago, and that is amazing ways to engage in the outdoors, in addition to selling the best gear around. From REI Adventures, to our Outdoor School, to Events and New Ventures, this position will lead the development of marketing strategies, plans and execution teams to amplify our experiences voice in the marketplace. This role works with cross-divisional leaders in eCommerce, Retail, Public Affairs, Direct Sales, Outdoor Programs and Outreach and Marketing to deliver an integrated, cross-channel customer experience related to marketing programs and content strategy.”

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3. Zero Based Budgeting Project Manager, Bain & Company

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $117,000/year

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Details: “As a starting point, this position has the core responsibility to play a programmatic role for the Zero Based budgeting (ZBB) product. This includes working with the Consulting Manager, Center of Expertize (currently based out of India) as well as Bain partners to deliver the ZBB product in end client engagement. The role would also provide the opportunity to work with the BCN head and Practice/Product Leader to design the optimal approach to ZBB product delivery by leveraging the appropriate offshore-onsite model. Over time the role has the potential to build up to lead multiple product delivery teams for one or more high growth areas for the firm.”

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4. Lead Architect, Hilton

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $134,000/year

Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Job Details: “Hilton is looking for a Lead Architect to be a part of the Corporate System Build team. As the [Lead] Architect, you will be a critically important technical resource deployed within the context of business technology solution delivery projects to ensure the overall stability and performance of our world-class websites. You will also drive internal and external technology experts and vendors in deep-dive architecture reviews, as well as make technical development and design decisions to ensure the optimal outcome.”

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5. Solution Engineer, Apple

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $125,000/year

Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Details: “As businesses discover the power of Apple computers and mobile devices, it’s your job—as a Solutions Engineer—to show them how to introduce these products into their workplaces. You collaborate with customers to create unique and elegantly simple technical solutions. You’re also part of a dynamic team at the Apple Store that’s passionate about delivering smart solutions to business users. You challenge yourself to keep building your technical knowledge and professional skills. And you truly understand how Apple technology can work in any environment.”

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6. Sr. System Architect, Video Delivery Platform, AT&T

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $132,000/year

Location: El Segundo, CA

Job Details: “The Systems Engineering and Architecture team is seeking systems architect to work alongside our elite engineers to build a world-class video entertainment system. Successful candidates yearn to dig in to understand problems and then propose solutions. Above all, the role requires someone with the drive to learn new things and always go above and beyond what is required.”

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7. Storage and Messaging Software Engineer, Twitter

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $134,000/year

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Details: “You will be responsible for contributing to and helping guide the future of our systems that hold petabytes of data, serve millions of queries per second, and are used by hundreds of millions of Twitter users as they connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. You will develop highly-performant algorithms and data structures, solve complex distributed systems problems, and envision and innovate the next solutions that will bolster the foundation of Storage and Messaging infrastructure.”

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8. Design Lead, McKinsey & Company

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $129,000/year

Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Details: “You will be part of a blended cross-functional team and tackle all aspects of the design process. You will be passionate and focused, creatively solving complex problems from a diverse set of perspectives, contexts and research inputs, while applying their own informed views and taste. Charged with helping lead client engagements and guiding other members of their design team, you will define and drive the design process moving from insights to ideas, threading design and business thinking together to deliver inventive, durable and thoughtful, solutions from concept to launch.”

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9. Senior Product Manager – Intelligent Knowledge Platform, Boston Consulting Group

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $137,000/year

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Details: “We are adding the role of Senior Product Manager, Intelligent Knowledge Platform to our KMC team in order to build and drive a new product management team dedicated to developing a completely new and innovative, machine learning based intelligence platform at BCG. In this role, you will be on the leading edge of key knowledge, collaboration and data driven technologies.”

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10. Technical Program Manager, Amazon

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $120,000/year

Location: Austin, Texas

Job Details: “Amazon is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join the OpsTech IT Development team. We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented Technical Program Manager who wants to build innovative, mission critical, scalable tools and applications to enable our IT Support Engineers to resolve issues more efficiently. As a member of the team you will work among world-class people in a fast-paced environment with the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to help us design and build systems that will enable a high level of support on a massive scale. You’ll be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart and believe that world class service is critical to customer happiness.”

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11. Solutions Architect, Nike

Glassdoor Salary Estimate: $111,000/year

Location: Beaverton, Oregon

Job Details: “Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.”

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