Report: Boston is the Third-Fastest Growing Tech Hub

April 23, 2019

Although the Bay Area retains a tight grip on jobs in the tech industry, hubs in other major American cities—especially Boston—are on the rise, according to a new report from Indeed Hiring Labs.

In Boston, the share of tech jobs as a proportion of all job listings is steadily increasing. The fraction of national tech jobs rose 6 percent in Boston between 2017 and 2018, making Beantown the third-most rapidly growing tech hub behind San Jose and Austin. Jed Kolko, chief economist at Indeed Hiring Labs and the report’s author, noted that this growth occurred despite the area’s high cost of living, a common theme across all the hubs analyzed.

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