How to get a Job in Crypto & NFT

2 min readJun 1, 2022

Last year, crypto job listings in the U.S. went through the roof with a 395% increase, according to LinkedIn. Are you still skeptical or confused about breaking into crypto and NFT? Here’s a quick-start guide from OneArt to help you dispel your doubts and ride the wave.

Why choose NFT and crypto?

There’s a high level of adoption among developers. Let’s stick to some stats from the SlashData latest report. Developers are really engaged with crypto, blockchain, and NFTs, with 67%, 59%, and 48% working on, interested in, or learning about these technologies, respectively.

Learning rates indicate the crypto-related technologies prospects, as developers stay tuned for updates and emerging trends. So, the topics they research and dive into are highly likely to be hot.

Source: SlashData

Big brands tap into the market. Adidas, Visa, Louis Vuitton, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and Pringles are just a few examples of giants spending a fortune on digital assets.

It’s profitable. Just check this chart with average yearly salaries ranging from $63,000 to $120,000 and a maximum reaching $500,000. Also, keep in mind that in 2021, investors “poured $30 billion into crypto and blockchain startups.”

Lack of employees. It may sound unrealistic, but while having enough money to invest, the industry can’t find enough experienced workers. Earlier this year, recruiters told CoinDesk they face a shortage of developers. For example, in Singapore, the need for blockchain and crypto specialists soared 80%.

As per Electric Capital, the growth of Web3 developers reached a record high, hitting over 18,000 monthly active devs. And that’s thin on the ground for the industry, as in DeFi, for example, just about “1,000 devs steward smart contracts with $100+ billion in assets.”

Pros and cons

✅ Developers are the most in-demand employees…

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