Arizona Has a 40% Higher Job Growth Rate in the Technology Sector Than US Overall

To keep its constituents up to date on the advances in Arizona´s technology community, the Arizona Technology Council has announced the latest update of the 2019 Quarterly Arizona Technology Council Industry Impact Report, the company said.

Findings of the report include:

Arizona has a 40% higher job growth rate in the technology sector than the US overall.
29.56% of Arizona science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) post-secondary graduates are staying in the state to work.

Arizona´s technology community has seen a 5.1% wage growth, indicating the state´s technology wages are 20% higher than the national average.

Since the start of 2019, Arizona added 2,600 technology jobs, bringing the total to 180,158.

The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona´s premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, visionaries and community members to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council´s culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, visit www.aztechcouncil.org.