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A U.S. company creates software jobs in Tijuana - and San Diego applauds

Sandra Dibble, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Friday, December 9, 2016

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San Diego has some 30,000 people employed in the software industry, with an average income at over $121,000, said Kelly Cunningham, chief economist for National University System’s Institute for Policy Research.

“We’d certainly rather see these jobs in San Diego,” Cunningham said. “If they can’t do it here, it’s better to open in Tijuana, where we get some spillover effect, that’s better than the alternative of going to Asia.”