According to a recent report by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), H-1B Work Visa holders who work in the computer technology sector earned an average salary of $129,000 USD in 2022. The USCIS report also revealed that the average salaries for H-1B Work Visa holders employed in the computer technology sector increased by 23% from 2018 to 2022. Research shows that foreign professionals with an H-1B Work Visa generally earn the same or more than American workers in the same occupations. During Fiscal Year 2022 (FY-2022), the USCIS approved 442,043 H-1B Work Visa petitions out of the 474,301 that were filed, of which 291,780 of the approved petitions were for skilled foreign workers in the computer technology sector (66% of the total). Skilled foreign workers in the architecture, engineering and surveying sector had the second largest number of H-1B Work Visa petitions approved in FY-2022 (43,351), followed by administrative specializations (23,022); education (10,980); medicine and health (10,229); life sciences (7,918); mathematics and physical sciences (7,904); managers and officials (5,944); miscellaneous professional, technical and managerial (5,189); art (2,160); social sciences (1,884); and law (799). The highest level of education in FY-2022 for skilled foreign workers with an approved H-1B Work Visa petition were as follows: 31.7% held a bachelor's degree, 31.1% held a master's degree, 7.6% held a doctorate degree, and 3.1% held a professional degree (26% had an "unknown education level"). Countries of origin for the most H-1B Work Visa petition approvals in FY-2022 were: #1 India, #2 China, #3 Canada, #4 South Korea, #5 Philippines, #6 Mexico, #7 Taiwan, #8 Brazil, #9 Pakistan and #10 Nepal. To read more, click here!