U.S. South

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

South Region State Government Affairs Events

  • October Southern Region State Government Affairs Committee Conference Call

    October 3, 2017 9:00 AM
  • CompTIA State Tech Summit

    Scottsdale, Arizona
    October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017

    Join us for the CompTIA 2017 State Tech Summit! This meeting is an excellent opportunity to network with CompTIA members and policy experts while setting state policy priorities and learning about the industry’s changing landscape for the coming year.

  • November Southern Region State Government Affairs Committee Conference Call

    November 7, 2017 9:00 AM
  • December Southern Region State Government Affairs Committee Conference Call

    December 5, 2017 9:00 AM

Blog Posts

Press Releases

State grant helps Mission launch Cybersecurity bootcamp; Effort provides 4 CompTIA certifications in lucrative field

May 04, 2017

US Tech Sector Employment Approaches Seven Million

Apr 03, 2017

Alabama Technology Industry Added Workers in 2016

Apr 03, 2017