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Think Tank Says Tech Responsible for 30% of Jobs

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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The 6,023 tech employers account directly for 138,800 jobs, says the institute. But these jobs generate another 224,200 jobs, sustaining 29.3% of payroll employment. As of last year, the average wage in tech industries was $93,800, more than twice the $45,000 average wage of non-tech companies.