New list: 20 in-demand jobs that pay at least $100,000

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New list: 20 in-demand jobs that pay at least $100,000
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If you’re looking for a six-figure job, there are plenty of companies hiring qualified workers who have the right skills.

Job site Glassdoor just released a list of 20 in-demand positions that pay a median salary of $100,000 or more, but these jobs are all considered highly competitive.

In other words, there are more job seekers than open jobs — so you need to bring your A-game.

Networking is likely key to securing one of these jobs. You also want to avoid these common resume mistakes and job interview mistakes that could eliminate you from consideration.

Read more: 13 jobs with the biggest recent salary increases

Here are 20 highly competitive jobs that pay $100K, according to Glassdoor:

Software Engineer

Median Base Salary: $100,000
Number of Open Jobs: 48,065
Companies Hiring: Brose, Nike, Star Cutter, JOOR, BirchBox, Aquent, Evariant, Wisewire, NVIDIA, Warner Bros., Raytheon, K-Tek Resourcing LLC
Cities Hiring: Detroit, MI; Beaverton, OR; Elk Rapids, MI; New York, NY; Farmington, CT; Asheville, NC; Baltimore, MD; Santa Clara, CA; Tuscon, AZ; Houston, TX

Technical Project Manager

Median Base Salary: $100,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,749
Companies Hiring: NovaCopy, Riverside Research Institute, Zemsania, Daugherty Business Solutions, Akmai, The HT Group, Blue Apron, PSI Talent Assessment, IBM
Cities Hiring: Dallas, TX; Wright Patterson AFB, OH; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Irving, TX; Richmond, CA; Carmel, IN; Hillsboro, OR

Hardware Engineer

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,494
Companies Hiring: Open Systems International, Cisco Systems, Russound, Google, Ultra Electronics, PeopleTec, Amazon, Nokia, Mercury Systems, Tesla Motors, Qualcomm, KEYW, HP
Cities Hiring: Median, MN; Newmarket, NH; Annapolis Junction, MD; Greenford, OH; Huntsville, AL; Seattle, WA; Mountain View, CA; Andover, MA; Palo Alto, CA; Corvallis, OR

Software Engineering Manager

Median Base Salary: $150,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,305
Companies Hiring: Nike, Lyft, Evariant, AccessData, FastSpring, GuidedChoice.com, Google, Walmart eCommerce, Mobee, Sallie Mae, Comcast, h2o.ai
Cities Hiring: Beaverton, OR; Seattle, WA; Farmington, CT; Lindon, UT; Phoenix, AZ; Mountain View, CA; Boston, MA; Newton, MA; Mountain View, CA

Design Manager

Median Base Salary: $108,500
Number of Open Jobs: 1,704
Companies Hiring: Therma-Stor, Tuskes Home, SERA Architects, Nike, Ethan Allen, Acromag, United Technologies Corporation, Lands’ End, AltaSource
Cities Hiring: Madison, WI; Bethlehem, PA; Houston, TX; Portland, OR; Schaumburg, IL; Wixon, MI; East Hartford, CT; New York, NY; Seattle, WA

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,380
Companies Hiring: Cafepress, Cardinal Health, WellPet, Hulu, ABRA Auto Body & Glass, Patheon, Columbia Care, Foster McKay, Spectrum, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Mutual
Cities Hiring: Louisville, KY; Dublin, OH; Tewksbury, MA; Brooklyn Park, MN; Boston, MA; Morris, NJ; New York, NY

Product Manager

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Open Jobs: 17,731
Companies Hiring: Facebook, MA Laboratories, Blue Microphones, STIHL Incorporated, Travelbank, Shochwave Medical, TrellisWare Technologies, GTO, Hargray, Nike, Olapic, Aquent
Cities Hiring: Menlo Park, CA; Virginia Beach, VA; Washington, DC; Tallahassee, FL; Hilton Head Island, SC; Beaverton, OR; Tempe, AZ

Product Marketing Manager

Median Base Salary: $116,000
Number of Open Jobs: 2,537
Companies Hiring: Walnut Street Finance, Hargray, McAfee, Uber, Kahtoola, Microsoft Corporation, LeanTaaS, Poshmark, TSYS, Expedia, US Bank, Aetna
Cities Hiring: Fairfax, VA; Hilton Head Island, SC; Santa Clara, CA; Alpharette, GA; New York, NY; Flagstaff, AZ; San Diego, CA; Redmond, WA; Broomfield, CO; Cambridge, MA

Technology Manager

Median Base Salary: $140,000
Number of Open Jobs: 2,294
Companies Hiring: Ogilvy & Mather, JPMorgan Chase & Co., USAA, TMP Worldwide, CDW, Quicken Loans, Yale University, Prelude Services, Sanford Health
Cities Hiring: New York, NY; Columbus, OH; San Antonio, TX; San Francisco, CA; Detriot, MI; New Haven, CT; Mechanicsburg, PA; Bemidji, MN

Management Consultant

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Open Jobs: 3,567
Companies Hiring: Sia Partners, Point B, Riverbed Technologies, RealFoundations, Concurrency, Lincoln Financial Group, Logistics Management Institute, Vichara Technologies, Booz Allen Hamilton
Cities Hiring: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; Newport Beach, CA; Fort Wayne, IN; Alexandria, VA; New York, NY; Annapolis, MD

Patent Attorney

Median Base Salary: $150,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,125
Companies Hiring: US Department of Justice, DOJ Antitrust Division, Milwaukee Tool, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Dentons, MNF Global, BCG Attorney Search Inc, Barclay Damon LLP
Cities Hiring: Brookefield, WI; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Dalls, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Raleigh, NC; Rochester, NY; Minneapolis, MN

Engineering Manager

Median Base Salary: $145,000
Number of Open Jobs: 5,263
Companies Hiring: LeadGenius, Harris Corporation, Microsoft, VividCortex, EBSCO, NWG Solutions, RJN Group, Nuwest Group, Autodesk, Yelp, Ingredion
Cities Hiring: Berkeley, CA; Rochester, NY; Bellevue, WA; Charlottesville, VA; Clanton, AL; Charlottesville, VA; Dalls, TX; Wenatchee, WA; Bedford Park, IL

Medical Science Liaison

Median Base Salary: $140,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,373
Companies Hiring: Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC, GlaxoSmithKline, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, UCB, Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, Fairway Consulting Group, Bausch & Lomb
Cities Hiring: Remote; New Haven, CT; Houston, TX; National City, CA; Florham Park,, NJ; Northeast, NY

Finance Manager

Median Base Salary: $118,000
Number of Open Jobs: 6,445
Companies Hiring: Cavender Auto, PNC Bank, Amazon, Goodman Manufacturing Company, Stanford School of Medicine, NBC Universal, Fiserv, Ross School
Cities Hiring: San Antonio, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; Sunnyvale, CA; Waller, TX; Alpharetta, GA; Stanford, CA; New York, NY; Bridgehampton, NY

Procurement Manager

Median Base Salary: $104,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,205
Companies Hiring: WineDirect, Lindt & Sprungli, Morton Salt, Harris Corporation, Bridgestone Americas, United Technologies Corporation, Uline, CLEAResult
Cities Hiring: American Canyon, CA; Stratham, NH; Chicago, IL; Palm Bay, FL; Nashville, TN; Phoenix, AZ; Pleasant Prairie, WI; Austin, TX

Pharmacist

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Open Jobs: 4,213
Companies Hiring: Safeway, OhioHealth, Angel Medical Center, UnityPoint Health, Mission Healthcare Services, Lincare, Global Consulting International, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Cities Hiring: North Pole, AK; Marion, OH; Asheville, NC; Tappahannock, VA; Clinton, NY; Asheville, NC; Moline, IL; Dyess AFB, TX; Omaha, NE; Athens, GA

Supply Chain Manager

Median Base Salary: $102,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,668
Companies Hiring: Llamasoft, Therma-Tru, Spectrum Brands, Heineken USA, Materne, QVC, Uline, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, JC Penney Company, United Technologies
Cities Hiring: Ann Arbor, MI; Maumee, OH; Lake Forest, CA; White Plains, NY; Nampa, ID; West Chester, PA; Atlanta, GA; Lenexa, KS

Data Scientist

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Open Jobs: 6,875
Companies Hiring: Glassdoor, America First Credit Union, Huntington National Bank, Smith Hanley Associates, Johns Hopkins University, Walmart eCommerce, Dicks Sporting Goods, AmeriHealth Caritas, Capital One, SpaceX
Cities Hiring: Mill Valley, CA; Ogden, UT; Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Laurel, MD; Sunnyvale, CA; Laurel, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Seattle , WA

IT Manager

Median Base Salary: $118,000
Number of Open Jobs: 2,718
Companies Hiring: Weebly, Amadeus IT Group, Florida Blue, Uptima Group, RedPeg Marketing, Spectrum, CyberCoders, Walgreens, Lands’ End, FedEx, Amazon
Cities Hiring: Annapolis, MD; Jacksonville, FL; Santa Cruz, CA; Alexandria, VA; Bloomington, IN; Basking Ridge, NJ; Deerfield, IL; Maryland Heights, MO

Creative Manager

Median Base Salary: $112,000
Number of Open Jobs: 1,243
Companies Hiring: Bluewolf, Edelman Financial Services, Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, Clarus Commerce, FULLBEAUTY Brands, NFL, Saks Fifth Avenue, Aquent, BloomThat, Walt Disney Company
Cities Hiring: Remote; Rocky Hills, CT; Burbank, CA; Boston, MA; San Francisco, CA; Fairfax, VA; New York, NY; Paramus, NJ

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