Report Shows the St. Louis Region’s Tech Workforce is Growing But Lacks Diversity

Written by: Andrea Y. Henderson
Published on: Oct 17, 2022

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The number of tech jobs in the St. Louis region grew during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, but the industry still lacks workforce diversity, according to a report by the technology group TechSTL.

The community technology foundation published the IT Labor Market Report last week to examine the region’s tech workforce. Prepared by Lindenwood University’s Center for Applied Economics, the report aims to offer suggestions to bolster the area’s tech industry.

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