The tech industry is growing, but so are jobs.
In the next few years, the number of people who are making a living doing software jobs will more than double, according to a report released Wednesday by the Economic Policy Institute.
That’s according to the report, titled “Tech Jobs: What You Need to Know.”
And the numbers are only going to get better as the tech sector matures.
Here are some things to know: The number of software developers in the U.S. is expected to reach 1.5 million this year, up from 600,000 a decade ago.
By 2024, more than 1 million developers will work in tech.
“These numbers reflect a shift in the economy that will have a huge impact on our ability to recruit and retain talent, while at the same time contributing to the economic recovery,” said Steven Mufson, the EPI’s executive director.
“The number of jobs in tech is projected to double over the next three years, from 4.6 million in 2024 to 7.5 in 2024.”
And while the number working in software is growing fast, the U