Report: Southern California Tech Jobs Nearly Match Silicon Valley

The AeA, a trade organization for the high tech industry has released its latest California Cybercities report today, finding that Southern California's tech industry is nearly as large as Northern California's. The report finds that Northern California employs 439,000 technology workers, versus 418,000 high tech workers in Southern California. The report, which reviews the high-tech industry statewide, found that while San Jose/Silicon Valley continues to remain the state's largest technology hub with 213,900 jobs, Los Angeles (165,700 jobs), San Diego (99,900 jobs), and Orange County (97,700 jobs) join San Francisco-Oakland (156,700 jobs) among the top five California areas in terms of technology jobs.