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Smaller Share of Tech-Related Jobs in MA, Other Leading Tech States

January 08, 2015

Massachusetts remains the most tech-oriented state economy in the country, according to the latest edition of the annual Massachusetts Innovation Index. Nearly 38 percent of the state’s workforce is employed in tech industries, the highest share in the country, and Massachusetts generally outperforms other leading tech states in tech industry output, research and licensing. The MassTech Collaborative warns, however, that the state’s innovation economy is experiencing some of the same negative trends present in its peer tech states. Tech employment has rebounded at a slower rate than other types of employment and high school graduation rates have fallen. Download the report…

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