Colorado’s Concentration of High-Tech Jobs Ranks Third in Nation

Colorado tied for third in the nation for its concentration of high-tech workers.  Colorado had 156,900 high-tech workers in 2010, and its high-tech payroll of $14.2 billion ranked 12th nationwide.  The average tech worker in Colorado earned $90,800 in 2010, or 96% more than the average private-sector wage, according to the study.  Colorado currently has 172,600 employees in the advanced-technology sector, which includes seven areas — among them computer and electronic manufacturing, transportation-equipment manufacturing, and software publishing.  Read article:

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