According to a new study from the Arizona Technology Council, Arizona has a 40% higher job growth rate in the technology sector than the United States overall. The report also shows 2,600 technology jobs have been added in Arizona since the start of 2019 and confirms that STEM graduates are staying and working in the state when possible.
In addition, Arizona’s technology community has seen a 5.1% wage growth, indicating the state’s technology wages are 20% higher than the national average. Currently, the data also shows there are more than 180,000 people working in the technology sector across the state.
– Steven G. Zylstra, Arizona Technology Council