$22.5BGDP From Information Technology Sector
634High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
9.5%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce

Known for being first in flight, North Carolina has continued its spirit of innovation to the present day, with the technology industry playing an important role in the state’s economy. In fact, nearly 10% of the state’s workforce is made up of occupations in technology. With areas such as the Research Triangle Park underscoring the importance of innovation and development, the technology sector helps boost the economy with more than $22.5 billion in GDP from the information tech sector.