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11 Interesting Statistics On H1B Visa & Green Card Applications

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The United States of America is world’s most powerful country in terms of economic development, military capability and technological innovations and discoveries. The US Dollar, which is the official currency of USA is a standard which is followed in every country on this Earth.

The American society, in general, appreciates the failures of a person and celebrates his victories. No wonder there are millions of people are wish to experience the “American Dream” and become part of a country which appreciates hard work and talent.

And interestingly, it’s the Indians who received maximum number Green Cards (permanent residentship) in the year 2013, along with the highest average salary! 25,375 Indians received Green Card, with an average salary of 100,673.

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Herein, we are presenting before you 11 interesting insights into American work visa and Green card applications for the year 2013. As per Myvisajobs.com, which published this information, it is based on 442,275 Labor Condition Application(LCA) filed by 55,470 U.S. employers between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013.

As far as the green cards go, the findings were created based on 44,152 permanent labor certifications reviewed and decided upon by Department of Labor in fiscal year 2013. The number of employers included is 14,980.

1) Top 10 US Companies which sponsored Green Cards in 2013, along with average salary:

Rank Green Card Sponsor Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 Intel 1,173 $134,173
2 Microsoft 622 $118,351
3 Oracle America 541 $116,868
4 Google 329 $129,876
5 Cisco Systems 311 $113,537
6 Amazon Corporate 288 $119,069
7 Cognizant Technology Solutions 274 $101,201
8 Apple 225 $130,602
9 Hcl America 207 $109,506
10 Yahoo! 192 $117,921

 

2) Top H1B Visa Sponsors in US:

Rank H1B Visa Sponsor Number of LCA * Average Salary
1 Infosys 32,379 $76,494
2 Tata Consultancy Services 8,785 $66,113
3 Wipro 6,733 $69,953
4 Deloitte Consulting 6,165 $98,980
5 Ibm 5,839 $87,789
6 Accenture 5,099 $70,878
7 Larsen & Toubro Infotech 4,380 $59,933
8 Microsoft 3,911 $113,408
9 Hcl America 3,012 $81,376
10 Satyam Computer Services 2,249 $73,374

 

3) Top 10 countries whose citizens received the maximum number of Green Cards, along with average salary:

Rank Citizenship Country Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 India 25,375 $100,673
2 China 2,502 $94,512
3 South Korea 2,044 $73,024
4 Canada 1,881 $116,716
5 Philippines 1,340 $66,793
6 Mexico 1,299 $63,420
7 United Kingdom 644 $117,752
8 Taiwan 514 $84,691
9 Pakistan 509 $110,310
10 Japan 378 $82,313

 

4) Which Visas received the maximum number of Green Cards?

Rank Benificiary Visa Status Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 H-1B 35,313 $101,795
2 L-1 1,546 $106,397
3 F-1 1,155 $73,209
4 Parolee 780 $108,103
5 B-2 444 $50,287
6 EWI 418 $36,899
7 E-2 359 $83,692
8 TN 353 $100,708
9 Not in USA 299 $72,451
10 H-4 98 $87,412

5) Top 10 job titles which received maximum number of Green Cards?

Rank Job Title Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 Software Developers, Applications 10,539 $99,818
2 Computer Systems Analysts 3,115 $97,505
3 Software Developers, Systems Software 1,965 $116,473
4 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,521 $114,528
5 Computer Systems Analyst 973 $90,788
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers 940 $130,298
7 Software Developer, Applications 667 $91,246
8 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 571 $90,347
9 Accountants and Auditors 564 $82,678
10 Internists, General 529 $186,273

 

6) Top 10 job titles which received maximum H1B visas:

Rank Job Title Number of LCA * Average Salary
1 Programmer Analyst 33,039 $65,014
2 Software Engineer 14,419 $86,277
3 Computer Programmer 9,614 $62,824
4 Systems Analyst 9,290 $67,550
5 Business Analyst 4,749 $66,502
6 Computer Systems Analyst 4,701 $68,719
7 Software Developer 3,888 $80,409
8 Physical Therapist 3,872 $66,573
9 Assistant Professor 3,797 $94,509
10 Senior Consultant 3,737 $100,425

7) Top 10 locations in USA where H1B visa holders went to work:

Rank Work City Number of LCA * Average Salary
1 New York, NY 28,528 $94,379
2 Houston, TX 11,996 $82,884
3 San Francisco, CA 7,262 $95,312
4 Chicago, IL 6,588 $78,476
5 Atlanta, GA 6,324 $76,012
6 San Jose, CA 6,189 $95,859
7 San Diego, CA 5,021 $88,824
8 Boston, MA 4,594 $78,167
9 Los Angeles, CA 4,297 $72,580
10 Redmond, WA 4,171 $98,748

8) Which occupations attract maximum number of Green Card holders?

Rank Occupation Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 Software Developers, Applications 12,537 $98,021
2 Computer Systems Analysts 4,467 $95,349
3 Software Developers, Systems Software 2,037 $114,921
4 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,817 $112,648
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,334 $128,768
6 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 943 $95,807
7 Network and Computer Systems Administrators* 810 $88,912
8 Accountants and Auditors 731 $79,445
9 Internists, General 699 $185,742
10 Mechanical Engineers 606 $86,816

9) Occupations which are getting maximum H1B visa approvals:

Rank Occupation Number of LCA * Average Salary
1 Computer Systems Analysts 84,505 $75,982
2 Computer Programmers 57,702 $66,325
3 Software Developers, Applications 57,074 $94,198
4 Computer Occupations, All Other 29,725 $75,621
5 Software Developers, Systems Software 13,712 $106,216
6 Management Analysts 9,826 $87,756
7 Financial Analysts 8,151 $97,860
8 Accountants and Auditors 7,686 $63,789
9 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 6,660 $74,221
10 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 6,250 $61,948

 

10) Which are the hottest sectors for Green Cards acceptance?

Rank Economic Sector Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 IT 17,346 $96,893
2 Advanced Mfg 6,027 $106,146
3 Other Economic Sector 4,818 $90,469
4 Finance 2,734 $113,703
5 Educational Services 2,640 $76,120
6 Health Care 2,104 $141,558
7 Retail 1,373 $102,318
8 Aerospace 1,254 $91,497
9 Hospitality 669 $50,450
10 Construction 423 $67,320

 

11) The top NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) Industries for successful Green Card applications:

Rank NAICS Industry Green Card Petitions Average Salary
1 Computer Systems Design and Related Services 15,859 $94,890
2 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 2,213 $120,814
3 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,767 $87,660
4 Software Publishers 1,613 $113,044
5 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 1,477 $103,778
6 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 1,382 $88,997
7 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 885 $114,531
8 Elementary and Secondary Schools 786 $48,240
9 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 722 $135,918
10 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 721 $166,195

You can see all the reports here, and as well compare the stats with last year.

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