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.

2x

The technology industry in Oregon has doubled since 2000!

$9,512,199,579

Industry Wages

75,004

Industry Jobs

5,531

Firms

3.10%

Employment increase in last year

10.65%

Wages increase in last year

1.4x

Wages versus the national average


Tech Industry Job Multiplier
Jobs
generates
151 new jobs in other sectors
Year-over-year employment growth
-31.60%
-13.86%
3.88%
21.62%
57.10%
Employees by Sector
The largest sectors are....
Jobs
The number of jobs as been...
Top 5 Sectors by Employment
Industry Employees Yearly Wage
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

The industry contributed

$63,133,134

in total taxes last year

8.33%

Increase in number of firms in last year

1.6x

Tech industry's share of total employment in Oregon vs. other parts of U.S.

Year-over-year change in industry firms
-100.00%
-60.00%
-20.00%
20.00%
100.00%
Firms
The number of firms as been...
Firms by Sector
The largest firms are....
Top 5 Sectors by Firms
Industry Firms Growth (YoY)
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%
Jobs by State
66,624
90,227
113,830
137,433
184,639