Information Technology continues to be a growing and high-wage sector of great importance to
the finance, healthcare, and high tech industries. About 54,158 people are currently employed
in IT roles in suburban Hennepin and Carver counties. Employers continue to seek candidates
with credentials; 98% of online job postings advertised during the 1st quarter of 2019 required a
certificate or some college education. Sector employment is expected to grow by 1.2% annually
through 2020, but if growth conditions improve, could rise by closer to 2%.

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