Who is winning the war for tech talent in the USA, and why?


By Joel Kotkin & Marshall Toplansky

Jobs in the innovation industry pay three times the median wage for all jobs in California. Yet many are leaving California now, bound for Utah, Texas, Washington state, Colorado and Idaho. What’s attracting companies like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Oracle, Tesla, Apple, Airbnb, Amgen, Uber and SpaceX?

This quality opinion piece in the La Times explains.