Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Lands in SmartAsset’s No. 3 Spot for Best Places to Work in Tech List
By Office of Communication
Posted on August 25, 2021, August 25, 2021

Best Places to Work in Tech Ranking

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is ranked as the No. 3 best places to work in tech, according to SmartAsset.

As part of its second annual study, SmartAsset compared 50 of the largest metro areas in the country across five metrics: the percentage of workers employed in tech, average salary for tech workers, ratio of average tech salary to average salary across all fields, percentage of current bachelor’s jobs listed that are in tech and cost of living.

Not surprisingly, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington region emerged in the top five. Overall, the DFW region ranked in the top 40% in four of the five metrics the researchers considered. Here, tech workers earn about $97,500 on average (12th-highest) and the ratio between the average salary for tech workers and average salary for all workers in the area is 1.74 (fifth-highest). Additionally, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington has the 11th-highest percentage of its workforce currently working in tech (4.66%) and the fourth-highest percentage of bachelor’s jobs listed that are in tech (16.21%), according to the study.

Click here to read more about the SmartAsset’s 2021 Best Places to Work in Tech study.

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