Posted on April 10, 2018 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Office

Florida’s technology industry added more than 12,000 jobs in 2017, ranking the state fourth nationwide when it comes to year-over-year job growth, according to a new report.

The state has roughly 539,100 tech workers, representing 5.7% of the state’s total workforce. This places Florida in the No. 4 spot among 50 states and the District of Columbia when it comes to net tech employment, according to the Cyberstates 2018 report by CompTIA, a nonprofit trade association.

The tech sector represents an estimated $39.3 billion, or 8.3%, of the overall state economy. Top jobs in the state’s tech industry include, software and web developers and computer system and information security analysts.

 

Source:  SFBJ

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