“Between 2016 and 2017, tech employment grew 13.8 percent in the city — a pace that places Pittsburgh fifth on a list of 50 ‘momentum markets’ where job growth has accelerated more quickly in the past two years than in the prior two years. . . .
“Pittsburgh remains an attractive destination for tech firms due to its relatively low cost of living and high quality of graduating students, reports CBRE.
“Other key findings:
- Tech jobs represent 3.9 percent of the labor market.
- The average wage for a tech worker in Pittsburgh is $83,100.
- Over the last five years, the tech labor pool has grown 21.2 percent.”
FULL STORY published July 30, 2018 via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette