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Tech Industry adds nearly 100,000 jobs in 1st half of 2012
Written by Delphos   
Thursday, December 13, 2012 8:26 PM

Job Growth in Software Services, Engineering and Tech Services, and Tech Manufacturing

Washington, DC – The latest job report <http://www.techamericafoundation.org/cs-midyear-2012>  from the TechAmerica Foundation shows the U.S. high-tech industry added nearly 100,000 jobs between January and June of 2012, a 1.7 percent gain.  The report looks at four sectors within the high-tech industry: tech manufacturing, communications services, software services, and engineering and tech services, and it found job growth in three of the four sectors.

During the 18 months examined in the report, the U.S. tech industry saw monthly job gains in 16 of the 18 months, with employment growing from 5.8 million to nearly 6.0 million, an increase of 3.3 percent or nearly 200,000.

 

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