Key Finding 2: State Tech Employment and Wage Growth


Compared to other peer states, Georgia technology employment grew at an impressive 2.5% in 2016 -- significantly above the national average. Even over the past four years, GA has seen a total growth of 10.4% in technology employment. Many technology leaders expect this growth will continue over the next 12 months and 5 years.

While GA technology wages currently lag other market leaders and is below the national average, GA technology wages grew at one of the fastest rates in the country from 2015 to 2016 at 6.73% – significantly above the national average growth rate.

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