The TechAmerica Foundation today released the 15th edition of Cyberstates,
the only comprehensive look at tech employment, wages, and other key economic factors nationally and state-by-state. Cyberstates 2013: The Definitive State-by-State Analysis of the U.S. Tech Industry
covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Texas’s tech industry added 10,000 net jobs between 2011 and 2012, for a total of 485,600 jobs. This employment growth was led by such industry sectors as computer systems design (+7,100) and engineering services (+2,100). “I’m proud to see Texas performing so well in the tech job sector. Texas universities continue to advance the frontiers of new technology. Combined with our state’s common-sense approach to job creation, it is no surprise that Texas is one of the best places to start and expand a business,” said Sen. Cornyn. Texas continues to be a leading Cyberstate
by most tech industry metrics, including employment, payroll, and establishments.