Special Report

25 Cities Where the Most People Work in Tech

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15. Trenton, NJ
> High-tech sector employment: 11.9% of workforce (29,237 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $196,740 (2.4 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.5%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing (1.5% of workforce, 6.6 times the national share)

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14. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
> High-tech sector employment: 12.8% of workforce (230,908 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $131,741 (1.9 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.7%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Electronic instrument manufacturing (1.4% of workforce, 4.5 times the national share)

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13. Austin-Round Rock, TX
> High-tech sector employment: 13.2% of workforce (135,610 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $156,335 (2.2 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.0%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Semiconductor and electronic component manufacturing (1.3% of workforce, 5.1 times the national share)

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12. Midland, MI
> High-tech sector employment: 13.3% of workforce (4,470 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $1,259,761 (18.9 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.8%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Management of companies and enterprises (11.3% of workforce, 6.8 times the national share)

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11. Manchester-Nashua, NH
> High-tech sector employment: 13.3% of workforce (25,704 jobs)
> Avg. annual high-tech pay: $151,926 (2.2 times above metro area avg.)
> Adults with bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.6%
> Most concentrated high-tech field: Electronic instrument manufacturing (4.0% of workforce, 13.5 times the national share)

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