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DATA POINT: Crypto Job Offerings Rocket in 2021

An analysis by LinkedIn shows demand for crypto jobs vastly outpaced even demand for workers in the broader tech industry, as $30 billion in investments flowed into crypto.

It’s a good time to have a background in Crypto and be looking for a job. According to a a new analysis from LinkedIn, cryptocurrency-related job postings skyrocketed three-fold from 2020 to 2021

For comparison, the tech industry at large saw 98% job growth over the same period. The analysis found crypto-related job postings spanned several sectors — not only in tech and finance, but also professional services like accounting and consulting. Demand surged as crypto and blockchain startups attracted investments of $30 billion worldwide in 2021, Bloomberg reported, citing PitchBook data.

Job postings with titles containing terms like “bitcoin,” “ethereum,” “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” grew 395% in the U.S. from 2020 to 2021, outpacing the wider tech industry — which saw a 98% increase in listings during the same time period, LinkedIn reported.

Some of the most common titles for jobs posted on Linked in included blockchain developers and engineers.

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