$72.3BGDP output from the information technology sector
593Tech Workers per billion of GSP
10.1%State workforce employed by the technology sector

Texas is a rising leader in the U.S. in the technology industry, boasting an impressive $72.26 billion GDP output from the information technology sector, and employing 593 tech workers per billion of GSP. The state is home to multiple technology Fortune 500 companies including Oracle, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard, Ericsson and Texas Instruments. More than 10% of the state’s total workforce is employed in the technology sector. Texas invests a whopping eight billion dollars in research and development funding. A strong data infrastructure also keeps the state at the top ranks in the U.S. Texas ranks first in the nation for data center growth and second for data infrastructure.