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Austin tops ranking of best places for tech jobs

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Austin's status as a top tech hub isn’t bound to drop anytime soon.

A March report by tech industry trade association CompTIA ranked Austin at the top of their annual list of best places for tech jobs, above places like San Jose and Dallas.

What put Austin-Round Rock above the rest:

  • Almost 65,000 tech jobs were posted here in 2021
  • Nearly 14% expected growth in IT jobs over the next five years
  • The median salary for IT professionals is $90,459

The top recruiters for IT include IBM, Deloitte, Dell and Amazon. Here’s why those companies are looking to make Austin hires:

“It offers an attractive combination of opportunity, affordability and good old-fashioned real estate that keeps technology companies—and talent—flocking to the Lone Star state’s capital city,” the report says.


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