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Crypto Job Postings Outpacing Booming Tech Industry by 248%

Last updated 22nd Sep 2022
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The past two years have been monumental for the crypto industry with Bitcoin hitting a new all-time high and the total market capitalization of crypto exceeding $3 trillion at the peak.

Despite prices falling in recent weeks, interest in crypto is still booming and teams are on a hiring frenzy.

Indeed, research from LinkedIn shows that crypto-related job postings skyrocketed by 395% from 2020 to 2021, compared to 98% for the wider tech industry.

This means that crypto is outpacing the thriving tech industry by over 248%.

As such, we at the Bankless Times decided to take a deeper dive into the job listings to find out more.

Here’s what we found.

Data accurate as of 4 March 2022.

A Breakdown of Crypto Jobs in the US

Total Number of Jobs

When searching for “cryptocurrency” jobs in the US, there are over 11,470 results that show up on LinkedIn.

  • 717 listings added in the past 24 hours

  • 2,368 in the past week

  • 7,771 in the past 30 days

Filtered by Salary

Filtered by Experience Level

When filtering results by ‘Experience Level’, here’s what we found:

Experience LevelTotal Number of Jobs
Internships103
Entry Level1386
Associate2,196
Mid-Senior6,429
Director586
Executive158

Filtered by On-site/Remote

After adding a filter for work location type, this is what we found:

  • 6,127 results for ‘On-site’ jobs

  • 4,899 listings for ‘Remote’ roles

  • 243 positions available for ‘Hybrid’ jobs

Filtered by Job Function

When adding a filter for the job function, here are the number of jobs in each category:

  • Product Management: 5,645

  • Information Technology: 3,668

  • Product Management: 1,396

  • Sales: 1,080

  • Finance: 903

  • Marketing: 877

  • Business Development: 463

  • Legal: 418

  • Other: 341

Khashayar Abbasi

Khashayar Abbasi

Khashayar discovered Bitcoin back in 2014 and has since spent countless hours researching the different use cases of cryptocurrencies. He has a bachelor's degree in International Relations and has been a writer in the financial services industry for nearly half a decade. In his spare time, Khashayar enjoys photography, cycling, and ice skating.