Quarter of all Texas-based tech employees work in Houston

One in four Texas-based tech workers is located in the metro
  • Last year the amount of tech workers in Houston increased by only 0.2 percent.
  • Those employed within the Houston tech industry last year earned an annual average wage of roughly $105,000.
  • The "creative sector" represents an industry on the rise in Houston.

Of the more than 585,000 Texans that comprise the state’s tech sector, nearly 142,000 work in the Houston metro.

However, Houston’s tech sector has grown minimally of late, as in 2015 the industry’s employment base expanded by only 0.2 percent in comparison to 2014, according to data from the Computing Technology Industry Association.