CompTIA’s South region plays an active part in national tech growth. From the start up hub of Austin, TX to the research triangle in North Carolina, the region tackles many of the most important issues to the tech industry.
Anchored by the Austin, Texas, office, the region covers New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee.
Some key South figures from the CompTIA Cyberstates Report:
- The average Georgia tech worker earned $89.421in 2014, or 88 percent more than the state’s average private sector wage of $47,400.
- Texas ranks 2nd in Tech Employment with 581,206 tech industry jobs in 2014 with a tech company payroll of $56.2 billion.
- Florida is now the 4th ranked Cyberstate employing 307,070 workers in 2014