Aggregated H1-B Visa Petitions Filed by Occupation

Proof Point

BDO reports total H1-B visa filed from 2007 to 2017 for computer-related occupations reached 2.06 million

Aggregated H1-B Visa Petitions Filed by Occupation

2007 – 2017 (million jobs)

Note: Data from collected by BDO from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Other occupation categories include unknown, invalid and missing values

Proof Point Findings

  • H1-B Visa – U.S. visa under Immigration and Nationality Act allowing employers to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations
  • Computer-Related Jobs – Total H1-B petitions filed for computer-related occupations from 2007 to 2017 reached 2.06 million, according to Binder Dijker Otte's (BDO)
  • Other Top Specialties – Include architecture, engineering and surveying (0.32 million), administrative specialization (0.25 million) and education (0.25 million)
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include social, economic, political and foreign policies implemented by U.S. government and increasing number of job opportunities in emerging markets

Market Disruption

Business Model and Practices

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Date Last Updated

June 19, 2018

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