$1.3BGDP From Information Technology Sector
524High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
7%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce

While Montana is often known for its strong agricultural and ranching industries, the state stacks up when it comes to tech. Seven percent of Montana’s workforce is employed by the tech sector and the state has been ranked one of the top five small states for startups according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship. Montana also ranks in the top 20 for share of electric power produced by renewable energy technology.