Boston’s high tech services employment has consistently outperformed overall office-using employment. In fact, high tech service employment barely waverd during the recent recession. This, compared to office-using employment which dropped 6% during the recession.
Today, Computer Systems Design and Computer/Electronic Product Manufacturing constitute the largest employment sectors within the Greater Boston hgh tech market.
While high tech manufacturing remains a stronghold here, the office using sector continues to gain strength. For example, software publishing employment has grown 16% since the recession, and 22% over the last decade.