United States of Tech - Most Commented

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From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, America is a nation with an economy powered by innovation and high tech. But not all states are created equal. Jobs in the tech industry account for about one-tenth of private-sector payroll. Explore the U.S. by the number of jobs and businesses in the high-tech industry, and see how your state ranks in terms of average wage for a high-tech career. Data for this series comes from TechAmerica, an industry trade group, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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