2022 Top H1B Sponsors and Top Job Titles for H1B Visa Holders

Amazon.com Services LLC pulled ahead to become the top H1B sponsor in 2022, filing 16,307 H1B petitions during the calendar year. This is nearly double their 2021 numbers, when the online shopping and media giant filed just 8,846 H1B petitions. 2021’s top H1B sponsor, Cognizant Technology Solutions slips to second place this year, filing 13,907 H1B applications in 2022; though still an increase over its 12,681 petitions in 2021.

Top 10 H1B Visa Sponsors in 2022

Sponsor NameNumber of PetitionsAverage Salary
Amazon.com Services LLC16,307$136,717.00
Cognizant Technology Solutions13,907$97,829.24
Google LLC11,947$164,839.08
Microsoft Corporation11,547$151,870.53
Tata Consultancy Services Limited11,172$88,992.88
Ernst & Young US LLP9,551$139,990.77
Infosys LTD7,695$89,689.70
Meta Platforms Inc.5,425$185,401.87
Deloitte Consulting LLP5,219$128,687.04
Amazon Web Services Inc.5,058$137,223.13

2022 H1B Job Titles with Most Petitions

Once again, Software Engineer was the job title garnering the greatest number of H1B petitions in 2022, followed again by Software Developer. As in previous years, these two job titles represent nearly three to four times the number of H1B petitions of any other job title. Other job titles with high numbers of H1B petitions included Assistant Professors, Architects, and several other IT positions.

Top H1B Job Titles in 2022

Job TitleNumber of PetitionsAverage Salary
Software Engineer39,064$136,390.91
Software Developer27,013$101,603.23
Senior Software Engineer10,736$140,722.41
Assistant Professor5,767$117,660.18
Manager Jc505,532$103,084.39
Software Development Engineer II3,410$156,641.33
Data Engineer3,396$124,164.63

View a complete breakdown of 2022 H1B sponsorship data here.

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