$15.3BGDP From Information Technology Sector
638High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
9.1%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce
Arizona boasts a total of 204,161 tech jobs and has seen a three-and-a-half percent increase in the tech workforce over the past year. Phoenix is a fast-growing hub for the software industry and the state falls in the top 20 for STEM share of the total workforce as over nine percent of the state’s employees work in the tech sector. State leaders are focusing on investments in the innovation economy, as Arizona poured $2.70 billion in research and development funding last year.