Special Report

25 Cities Where the Most People Work in Tech

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20. Ann Arbor, MI
> High-tech sector employment: 10.8% of workforce (21,782 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $142,542 (2.1 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 56.7%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Scientific research and development services (1.8% of workforce, 3.3 times the national share)

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19. Pittsburgh, PA
> High-tech sector employment: 10.8% of workforce (111,808 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $147,225 (2.4 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.9%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Management of companies and enterprises (3.2% of workforce, 1.9 times the national share)

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18. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
> High-tech sector employment: 10.9% of workforce (41,709 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $189,069 (2.0 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.9%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Scientific research and development services (1.0% of workforce, 1.8 times the national share)

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17. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
> High-tech sector employment: 11.1% of workforce (138,771 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $128,428 (1.9 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.0%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Scientific research and development services (1.1% of workforce, 1.9 times the national share)

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16. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
> High-tech sector employment: 11.6% of workforce (294,940 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $123,035 (1.9 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.5%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Management of companies and enterprises (3.0% of workforce, 1.8 times the national share)

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