CYBERSTATES 2019

Tech sector gained over 4,500 jobs last year, study shows

Wisconsin’s tech sector gained more than 4,500 jobs last year, according to the latest industry analysis from CompTIA.

The Cyberstates 2019 report also finds the sector’s overall economic output grew in 2018.

About 215,000 technology workers in the state make up about 7.1 percent of the Wisconsin workforce, the report shows. And the tech sector’s economic impact of $21.5 billion accounts for about 7.2 percent of the state’s economy.

Net employment in this area rose by 4,546 in 2018. Since 2010, net employment in Wisconsin’s tech fields has grown by 35,600.

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