January 17, 2022

Crypto job openings surge 395% in a year, with Miami, Austin and Denver emerging as new hubs

The crypto space has been experiencing a hiring frenzy, and the trend likely is set to continue. 

Crypto-related job postings in the U.S. surged 395% in 2021 from a year before, a sign of the industry’s expansion, according to a recent analysis by LinkedIn. Companies that range from tech giants Meta
to Wall Street firms JP Morgan
and Fidelity have all posted open spots for crypto talents in 2021.

The growth rate of crypto hiring has outpaced that of the broad tech industry, which saw a 98% increase in job postings in 2021, according to LinkedIn.

Jason Lau, chief operating officer at crypto exchange Okcoin, told MarketWatch that “we’re hiring quite a bit. At last count, I think we had something like 50 open positions.”

“And it’s going to be continued hiring. I can’t…

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