The 2019 State of Technology report lists the following areas where NC ranks among top 15 states (often in the top 5 or top 10).

  • Tech Sector Employment Growth (2012-2017)Expected Tech Sector Employment Growth (2018-2023)
  • Average Annual Wage for Tech Sector Employees with Purchasing Power (2017)
  • Percentage of Women in the Technology Workforce
  • IT (Tech Core) Employment Growth (2012-2017)
  • Expected IT Sector Employment Growth (2018-2023)
  • Average Annual Wage for IT Sector Employees with Purchasing Power (2017)
  • Tech Occupations Growth (2012-2017)
  • Expected Tech Occupations Growth (2018-2023)
  • Median Hourly Earnings Adjusted for Purchasing Power (2017)
  • Higher Education R&D in S&E Fields as a Percentage of GDP (2016)
  • Venture Capital Invested Per $1 Million of GSP (2012-2017)
  • Technology Licenses and Options Executed from Universities (2017)
  • Start-Ups from Universities (2017)
  • Small Business Openings vs. Closings (2016)
  • Change in Employment by Young Companies (2014-2016)
  • Average In-State Tuition Cost (2018-2019)
  • State Spending Per Student for Higher Education (2018)

State of Technology report: Industry ‘packs a large punch’ in NC