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Forbes Names Memphis Among Top Tech Growth Cities

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Memphis has been named in the top 10 cities in the country in terms of growth in Tech jobs. The report comes from Forbes using data from a research group. It’s important to note the job growth was in tech companies but also workers doing STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) jobs in other sectors as well. Many of the usual suspects are found in this list as well, but Memphis’ growth noted in particular.

“The other top cities on our growth list all tend to be emerging tech centers… Memphis, whose 35% tech growth since 2012 is due mostly to significant recent growth in engineering services.”

You can read the entire article from Forbes.com here… and see the Memphis ranking here.

This isn’t the first time Memphis has been named for it’s recent surge in tech growth. Here are just a few examples:

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