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H-1B Visa Statistics by Country of Birth

H-1B Petitions Approved by Country of Birth of Beneficiary and Type of Petition (Number): FYs 2016 and 2017:


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  • Initial Employment: New H1 petitions. Some may be exempt from annual cap;
  • Continuing Employment: Existing H1 extensions, not subject to annual cap;
  • Data source: USCIS FY-2017 Annual Report
FY-2017 H-1B Approval by Education

Below is a table showing H-1B petitions approved by level of education of beneficiary for Fiscal Year 2017:


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  • Initial Employment: New H1 petitions. Some may be exempt from annual cap;
  • Continuing Employment: Existing H1 extensions, not subject to annual cap;
  • Data source: USCIS FY-2017 Annual Report
FY-2017 H-1B Approval by Compensation

Below is a table showing H-1B petitions approved by beneficiary compensation (including salary, in US Dollars). Data are calculated based on both initial and continuing employment for Fiscal Year 2017:


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  • Annual compensation refers to what the employer agreed to pay the beneficiary at the time the application was filed. The amount excludes non-cash compensation and benefits such as health insurance and transportation;
  • Compensation is based on full-time employment for 12 months, even if the beneficiary worked fewer than 12 months.;
  • Median is the middle ranking value (50th percentile) of all values;
  • Mean is the average of all values;
  • 25th percentile and 75th percentile are the lower quarter and upper quarter ranking values, respectively;
  • Data source: USCIS FY-2017 Annual Report
H-1B RFE Statistics

See RFE data and trend here.

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