It’s no secret that the IT/software sector offers some of the highest-paying jobs around — and there aren’t enough qualified people to fill them. But within this sector, there’s a ton of variability. So it’s a good idea to specialize and gain expertise in a particular field.
For certified ethical hackers, the payoff can be huge. As long as you have the proper training and credentials, you can make an average of $83,000 per year — with the potential to make nearly $150,000.