Houston tops Texas as No. 1 city for growth in tech jobs, report says

ByJohn Egan CultureMap logo
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
US hiring slowed in August as employers add 315,000 jobs
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The government reported that the economy added 315,000 jobs last month, down from 526,000 in July and below the average gain of the previous three months.

HOUSTON, Texas -- While a certain city tends to draw all the buzz as the top Texas tech hub - especially since Elon Musk moved there - Houston has just emerged as No. 1 in the Lone Star State regarding tech jobs.

The video featured above is from a previous report on U.S. hiring slowed in August as employers add 315,000 jobs.

A new report from Dice, an online platform for tech professionals, shows Houston No. 5 among major U.S. cities for the growth of tech job postings from the first half of 2021 to the first half of 2022.

Houston, says the Dice report, registered an increase of 83% - making it tops in Texas.

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