Cryptocurrency Jobs


What is cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a type of decentralized digital currency. Cryptocurrencies utilize blockchain ledgers to record and validate transactions. The first cryptocurrency was bitcoin, which debuted in 2009, and nearly 900 cryptocurrencies have been created as of 2017, although very few have seen widespread adoption.

Cryptocurrency jobs

Popular Career Options in Cryptocurrency
Want to apply your passion and knowledge of cryptocurrency to a profession? Here are three burgeoning career options you can pursue:

1. Blockchain Engineer.

 Blockchain engineers build applications using blockchain technology. While blockchain was initially used to track digital currency transactions, many companies are discovering the benefit of the technology for their own field. According to CNBC, blockchain engineers earn between $150,000 and $170,000 per year.

2. Financial Analyst. 

As the public becomes more excited about digital currency, the need for financial analysts who are fluent in crypto is likely to increase. As a financial analyst, you can help clients make smarter investments in digital currency. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that financial analysts earn an average of $85,660 per year.

3. Cryptographer

A cryptographer develops algorithms and security systems to encrypt sensitive information, such as protecting data in finances and national security from cyberterrorism. According to Study.com, the average annual pay for cryptographers is over $110,000.