CT tech-sector employment 26th in nation

CT tech-sector employment 26th in nation

(Hartford Business Journal, 4/3/17)

At an estimated $13.5 billion, Connecticut’s tech sector represented 5.3 percent of the total gross state product (GSP) in 2016, with the number of tech businesses in the state growing 1.8 percent and employment growing 2.6 percent over the last seven years.

These are some of the findings in a comprehensive nationwide report on the economic impact of the tech sector by CompTIA, a global technology association based in Downers Grove, Ill.

Across the country, Connecticut ranks 26th for tech employment, 11th for average annual wages and 22nd for innovation.

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