Technology Association of Oregon

Lane County is home to over 400 tech companies, which employ 4,418 people, bringing over $329 million dollars in wages to the area.  The Tech Sector in Lane County is projected to grow by 1,185 jobs by the year 2024 and an additional 793 jobs will need to be replaced by that time.  In order for Lane County to keep pace with the industry’s demand for skilled workers, the workforce development and education community recognized that it would have to work together to strengthen the local talent pipeline. Workforce development, education and economic development also realized that supporting this vital industry overall was an opportunity to grow the local economy and the area’s high-wage jobs.

Blue Chip:  Collaborative Efforts Paying Off for the Tech Industry