Twin Cities had one of the worse high-tech job losses during the recession, report says



By Wendy Lee, Star Tribune

“The Minneapolis-St. Paul area had one of the worse job losses in the high-tech industry during the recession, according to a report released this month by the TechAmerica Foundation.

The area lost 3,800 tech jobs during 2008 to 2009, which the report ranks as the 45th out of 60 U.S. metropolitan cities. Total amount of high-tech jobs in 2009 in the area was 98,600, a decline of four percent, the report said.”

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