Monday, September 9, 2013
Oregon's Tech Sector Powers State Growth
High Tech wages are more than double the state average at $94,000 vs. $44,300. Back in the 1970's Tech jobs paid about 10 percent more than the state average wage. Since then, while wages in other industries have stalled, High Tech paychecks have continued to increase.
Back in the 1970's, the heydays of the wood products industry, it was wood products that paid out 12 percent of all Oregon wages. Today that distinction goes to High Tech.
Geek out on all the details! Click here to read more of the State of Oregon Employment Department's special report.