There are nearly 1,500 tradeable cryptocurrencies as of now. People using crypto wallets in 2017 was between 2.9 and 5.8 million which is alarming considering that the figure was 0.3 to 1.3 million in 2013. It is hence evident that the crypto market is growing and so are the job opportunities and especially work from home cryptocurrency jobs.
Opportunities in the job market for blockchain positions are increasing constantly. 207 percent increase in job postings for positions in blockchain was reported on Indeed.com between December 2016 and December 2017. People are being hired in the cryptocurrency field and the payment or salary is very high as well. There are not many people who are aware that this very advanced technology requires a team of programmers, marketers, security experts and many others.
Only last month, a firm in Estonia made news when they posted an advertisement calling out for a “Meme Specialist” with an annual salary of $48,000 apart from 1% of earnings. Many non-meme related jobs are also available in the cryptocurrency field.
While most jobs in the cryptocurrency world are technical since cryptocurrency is a digital technology, there are also many non-technical jobs available in this field. It is California, the tech-savvy state that employs almost 30 percent of the country’s crypto employees. Further, nearly 15 percent of employees work from home from various parts of the globe. If you are looking for cryptocurrency jobs, move to the west!
Jobs in the cryptocurrency world
The most common jobs in the cryptocurrency world include:
Full Stack Developer
A full stack developer is responsible for the security of the back end and user-friendly nature of the front end.
Blockchain Engineer and Developer
A blockchain engineer serves as the technical backbone of a cryptocurrency.
A community manager Looks into the customer base building and maintenance.
Two other non-technical jobs (other than that of community manager) would be that of compliance officers and full stack developers.
Where to find cryptocurrency jobs?
Apart from Upwork and AngelList, a site dedicated to helping people find cryptocurrency jobs is the Crypto Jobs List. This is a worldwide directory of job listings that range from cryptocurrency traders to blockchain developers and everything else in between.
The catch is just that nearly 76% of listings do not list the pay ranges. You would hence have to do your own research to find out how much your position is worth.
There is no doubt that cryptocurrency is here to say, and so more office and work from home crypto jobs will be available in the years to come. You just need to keep a watch.[The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and/or the official policy of the website. ]