December 8, 2022

UAE among Top 10 Countries in Crypto-Related Jobs



The UAE crypto sector is among the highest in the world in terms of job opportunities and salaries, making it the biggest Gulf market for those who are seeking a career in the cryptocurrency field, according to new research.

Research conducted by London-based CoinJournal said the UAE comes in ninth place of the world’s top 10 countries having crypto jobs. The UAE has 137 crypto career listings or 14.51 jobs per one million people, more than countries Germany, France, Canada, and Australia.

According to the research, the UAE is among the most attractive markets in terms of salaries in the crypto sector, with annual pay packets of $132,000 on average, making it the fourth highest in the world. The crypto salaries in the UAE beat salaries in many countries, including the United States, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong, and Egypt.

Singapore ranked the first country in the world’s top 10 countries having crypto jobs, with 159.14 jobs per a million people, almost three times compared to any other country. The second place was for Luxembourg, followed by the Netherlands, Ireland, Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel, respectively. Denmark came last on the list.

The research revealed that the US and UK have more crypto-related jobs than any country on the list as there are 5,700 crypto-related jobs in the US and 1,062 in the UK.

Positions like lead developer, senior developer, and smart contract developer are the top popular jobs in the crypto industry. It also added that computer science is the most popular course among blockchain business leaders, accounting for 24.55% of all subjects studied. Most blockchain business pioneers graduated from the University of California.

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