I am an engineer in my 30s and have heard that unlike a doctor/lawyer, who become more valuable with age, it's the opposite in tech. I've also heard getting on the manager track is a way to prolong your prospects (although this isn't necessarily the track I'd want to take). Curious on your thoughts on this topic.
To preface my response, I'm 30 so I'm in a similar-ish boat. I think I'm more connected to this issue through my dad though, who's also a software engineer and has talked about this a good amount (he's in his 60s). That being said, my perspective on this topic is limited, so would love for folks with more first-hand experience to chime in.
For your situation, my answer is: Not really (but I could be wrong).
I have a lot of thoughts on the topic, so I'll split it up into 3 parts: