Information & Computer Technology
The Information and Computer Technology (ICT) industry encompasses many
industry segments, including computers, software, telecommunications, and IT
services. Dell, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, HP Enterprise Services, VCE,
Cisco, and National Instruments are just of few of the major employers that
call Texas home.
|Texas is home to over 15,100 technology firms,
employing 196,000 workers with an average wage of $96,714.
||Texas ranks No. 2 nationally for computer and video
game employment, with over 13,600 individuals directly and
indirectly employed by the industry.
||Employment in computer
systems design has risen 60 percent in Texas over the last 10
|The computer science program at The University of Texas
at Austin is the largest top-10 ranked computer science program in
||Dell Computers, originated in Austin when Michael Dell
was a student at The University of Texas.
||Texas is the
birthplace of the handheld calculator, invented by Texas
Instruments in 1967.