This report provides an overview of the economic impact of the technology industry in Oregon. For a list of all sub-sectors included, visit this link. Across the state, 5,627 firms employ 77,777 workers. Total industry wages were $9,200,909,123 in 2017, and industry wages are 1.4x the national average.
The average tech professional makes $81,645 per year, which is 1.6x greater than the average wage of $51,028across other industries in Oregon.
Year-over-year, the tech industry in Oregon has grown by 5.67%, while wages have increased by 10.65%. Since 2000, the industry has added 3,113 firms and 4,212 jobs.
More detailed information is provided below, including historical trends and comparisons to similar regions.
The technology industry in Oregon has doubled since 2000!
Employment increase in last year
Wages increase in last year
Wages versus the national average
Top 5 Sectors by Employment
|334413 - Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing||26,277||$160,419.00|
|511210 - Software Publishers||11,452||$120,119.00|
|541512 - Computer Systems Design Services||7,579||$119,128.00|
|541511 - Custom Computer Programming Services||6,607||$113,500.00|
|517110 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers||5,100||$67,718.00|
Increase in number of firms in last year
Tech industry's share of total employment in Oregon vs. other parts of U.S.
Top 5 Sectors by Firms
|511210 - Software Publishers||1,684||0.03%|
|541511 - Custom Computer Programming Services||1,443||0.03%|
|541512 - Computer Systems Design Services||833||-0.03%|
|519130 - Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals||349||0.14%|
|517110 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers||311||-0.02%|