It should be no surprise there is a demand for people in blockchain. A number of companies, including Ripple and IBM, are working with universities on developing blockchain programs as a way of, in part, cultivating future employees.
The demand for workers in this hot field is rising. The number of job advertisements on LinkedIn related to blockchain quadrupled in 2017, according to Bloomberg Law, with salaries in the field above six figures.
“There is a lot of opportunity out there right now for those looking to get into the field,” Craig Hajduk, principal program manager of blockchain engineering at Microsoft, told U.S. News & World Reports. “We expect this business to grow exponentially as the technology matures.” Read more here.