North Carolina among leaders of tech job growth in 2018

North Carolina among leaders of tech job growth in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina was one of the country’s leaders in total amount of tech jobs added in 2018, according to a study released Tuesday.

With a net tech employment gain of 13,773, North Carolina ranked fourth behind California (51,567), Florida (18,147) and Texas (17,855). Just behind North Carolina was New York (13,732).

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On a percentage change basis, North Carolina ranked third among all states in tech job growth at 4%. The Tar Heel state was ranked only behind Utah (4.3%) and New Hampshire (4.2%). Nevada (4%) and Washington (3.5%) rounded out the top five.