$57.2BGDP From Information Technology Sector
636High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
9.2%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce
As a result of Pennsylvania’s strong education to industry pipeline, the state outputs over $57 billion in GDP from the information technology sector. Pennsylvania is home to 22 of the country’s Fortune 500 companies, including several major tech and communications corporations. The state is one of the nation’s leaders in public research and development funding, emphasizing state leaders’ beliefs that tech is the future of Pennsylvania’s economy.