Technology Employment Expands its Presence in Ohio's Workforce

Monday, April 01, 2019

More than 9,200 new jobs in 2018 coupled with growing economic impact, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019™ report

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Technology-related employment in Ohio grew by more than 9,200 new jobs in 2018 and the tech sector increased its contribution to the state's economy, according to Cyberstates 2019™,  the definitive guide to national, state and metropolitan area tech sector and tech workforce analytics published annually by CompTIA, the leading technology industry association.

Net tech employment grew by an estimated 9,248 jobs in 2018.1 Since 2010 net tech employment has grown by nearly 62,000 new jobs. Tech accounts for approximately 7 percent of the Ohio workforce. The median tech occupation wage in Ohio is $74,116; 83 percent higher than the median wage for all occupations in the state.

The tech sector has an estimated direct economic impact of $34.5 billion, or about 5.8 percent of Ohio's total economy.

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