Milwaukee’s technology workforce expanded slightly in 2022 at a pace of growth that trailed other major Midwest cities, according to new data published by industry trade group CompTIA.
Technology employment in the Milwaukee area grew 0.5% year over year in 2022 to 46,124 jobs, per data in CompTIA’s 2023 State of the Tech Workforce report. The region’s technology workforce makes up 5.2% of the region’s workforce and generates an economic impact of $8.1 billion, accounting for 7.4% of the region’s economic impact.
The biggest concentration of technology jobs in Milwaukee are in software, programming and web positions, which account for 10,677 jobs. Other roles making up a sizable portion of the local technology workforce include network engineers, architects and support; and cybersecurity and systems engineers. Those two occupation groups account for 4,343 jobs and 4,340 jobs, respectively.