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From Worst To First: Here’s How Each State Ranks For Finding Tech Talent In 2021

Rick Whiting

Looking for highly skilled technology workers? CRN’s annual Best States project ranks all 50 states for finding and hiring technology employees.

No. 39: Hawaii (No. 45 in 2020)

Workforce Experience and Education Rank: 26

State Employment and Economy Rank: 49

Tech Industry Employment: 30,465

Tech Worker Average Salary: $83,870

Hawaii is ranked No. 50 – the worst among all states – by WalletHub on employment rates bouncing back in 2021.

The Aloha State lost 416 tech jobs in 2020 and is forecast to lose 44 more (0.1 percent of the tech workforce) in 2021.

 
Rick Whiting

Rick Whiting has been with CRN since 2006 and is currently a feature/special projects editor. Whiting manages a number of CRN’s signature annual editorial projects including Channel Chiefs, Partner Program Guide, Big Data 100, Emerging Vendors, Tech Innovators and Products of the Year. He also covers the Big Data beat for CRN. He can be reached at rwhiting@thechannelcompany.com.

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