Key Finding 2: State Tech Employment and Wage Growth


Compared to other peer states, Georgia technology employment grew at an impressive 2% in 2017 – significantly higher than the national average. Over the past five years, GA has seen a total growth of 14.68% in technology employment – which is about 3 times faster than the national average and one of the fastest among peer cities. Many technology leaders in Georgia remain pullish on technology growth prospects and expect this tech employment growth will continue over the next 12 months and 5 years.

In 2017, average GA technology wages were $85,681 which lag other market leaders yet are about 8% higher than the national average. GA technology wages grew from 2016 to 2017 at a rate of .26%.

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