According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the median wage for H-1B worker in 2021 was about $108,000, while the median wage of all US workers in 2021 was about $45,000 and the top 10% workers earn a wage of $102,000.
H-1B wages have surged above the 90th percentile for the first time since DHS has reported H-1B wages in 2003. From 2003 to 2021, the nominal median H-1B wage grew 52%, while the nominal median for all US workers grew just 39%. read full report
“If H-1B employers could just pay whatever they want – as opponents claim – these increases would not be happening,” David Bier, a research fellow at US think tank Cato Institute, said. For more information about H-1B salary, please visit myvisajobs annual H-1B Visa Reports.
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