Where and How To Work According to Ray Dalio | Exploring Markets

Where and How To Work According to Ray Dalio

You're going to want to save this chart from Ray Dalio.

He looks into the changes in wages, and employment since 1997 for each of the major job categories. If you want to know what job you should be looking for in the future, or what job is best to position yourself for, this visual is everything.

Going forward, it's our opinion that computer and mathematical jobs will see an extreme surge from their current levels. At some point in the next 10 years, as more companies transition to tech infrastructures, the average wage in computers/IT will be higher than both legal and management:

In addition to the chart above, Dalio has one more visual to show. The following picture highlights why it's important to know what income bracket you're in. Most importantly, you need to know that the highest income bracket is growing wages the fastest: