The Top 10 Non-Tech Jobs You Can Land at Tech Companies
With the strong wages, benefits and flexibility that tech companies offer, it seems like every job seeker is trying to find their way into the industry. But don’t worry — you don’t have to know Python or C# to get a position. Tech companies are increasingly hiring for non-tech roles to meet new goals of expansion and revenue, found a recent study by Glassdoor. As Glassdoor Economic Research Analyst Amanda Stansell says, “In today’s job market, you no longer have to be a tech worker to work in tech.”
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Median Base Salary: $60,800
Number of Open Jobs: 1,713
Companies Hiring: Validity, DataSphere Technologies, Micro Focus, Social Tables & more.
Job Description: An account executive works between clients and their company to organize sales and/or marketing campaigns — they collaborate with their team to convey and meet a client's needs.
Median Base Salary: $84,900
Number of Open Jobs: 1,192
Companies Hiring: AVI-SPL, Verizon Connect, Cyber Coders, NTT DATA & more.
Job Description: A project manager oversees and directs a team on a project, serving as a leader and a bridge between a team and higher-ups.
Median Base Salary: $55,500
Number of Open Jobs: 1,073
Companies Hiring: TSheets, Technical Needs, NetApp & more.
Job Description: A sales representative sells a company's product to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations and maintain client accounts.
Median Base Salary: $80,000
Number of Open Jobs: 930
Companies Hiring: VaCom Technologies, User Testing, Lionbridge, Beeline & more.
Job Description: An operations manager devises strategies and policies to ensure that their team meets its goals. They plan, direct and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations.
Median Base Salary: $69,800
Number of Open Jobs: 914
Companies Hiring: Turbonomic, Availity, Chime Technologies, Teradata & more.
Job Description: An account manager builds partnerships with new clients while managing existing accounts. They also meet sales targets and may take on management roles over account executives.
Product Marketing Manager
Median Base Salary: $123,000
Number of Open Jobs: 909
Companies Hiring: Irdeto, Buildium LLC, Branch, Showpad & more.
Job Description: A product marketing manager plans programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, advertising sales agents and financial staff members.
Median Base Salary: $95,600
Number of Open Jobs: 894
Companies Hiring: Onshore Technology Services, Catalant, Connexity, Act On Software & more.
Job Description: A marketing manager creates and carries out marketing strategies intended to attract new clients and retain current clients.
Median Base Salary: $76,700
Number of Open Jobs: 789
Companies Hiring: Ipswitch, C Spire, StubWorld, Cengage & more.
Job Description: A financial analysts provides guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds and other types of investments.
Median Base Salary: $92,200
Number of Open Jobs: 719
Companies Hiring: Riverbed Technologies, Solar Edge Technologies, AutoSoft, Wayside Technology Group & more.
Job Description: A sales manager directs an organization's sales team. They set sales goals, analyze data and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives.
Median Base Salary: $51,700
Number of Open Jobs: 711
Companies Hiring: GDP Technologies, Centrality Business Technologies & more.
Job Description: An outside sales representative sells a company's product outside the office through in-person interactions with current and potential clients.
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