Tech Job Seekers Without AI Skills Face a New Reality: Lower Salaries and Fewer Roles

“The IT job market in the U.S. is expected to shrink by another 20,000 to 30,000 jobs in 2024, while AI accelerates automation of some tech jobs.”

“The rise of artificial intelligence is affecting job seekers in tech who, accustomed to high paychecks and robust demand for their skills, are facing a new reality: Learn AI and don’t expect the same pay packages you were getting a few years ago…Jobs in areas like telecommunications, corporate systems management and entry-level IT have declined in recent months, while roles in cybersecurity, AI and data science continue to rise, according to Janco Associate’s data.”

Read further on the Wall Street Journal article written by Belle Lin. (Harvard students can access the WSJ for free through the library.)

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