2021 was a watershed that accelerated the mainstream adoption of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, with El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender, Coinbase going public and Square rebranding as Block, bitcoin and cryptocurrencies took the world by storm
According to LinkedIn, in 2021, the number of job postings related to bitcoin and cryptocurrencies grew by 395%, which is more than 3 times the growth of the entire IT and fintech industry.
In 2021, the number of workers who joined the bitcoin and crypto industry exceeded 10,000 people
TheBlock conducted a survey among 27 crypto firms and found that the companies surveyed hired 8,400 people in 2021.
Searching for “crypto” on LinkedIn reveals that the industry employs around 200,000 people in total, the demand for job seekers in the crypto industry continues to grow, and new vacancies fill quickly.