9 tech skills that pay over $163,500 and are in demand

Belinda Shi, the first female to be selected the Australian International Olympiad in Informatics team, wants to challenge the stereotype that girls can’t code. If you’re an expert in a rare tech skill, you will almost certainly be paid well. Simon Schluter by Julie Bort More than 6.7 million Americans work in the tech industry today and close to 200,000 tech jobs were added in 2015 alone, researchers say .