Tech industry taking off in Bozeman
BOZEMAN, Mont. — The tech industry in Montana is currently undergoing a renaissance, seeing a monumental increase in jobs as well as nearly twice the median salary of other jobs in Montana, according to the Montana High Tech Business Alliance.
Tech giant Oracle is expanding in Bozeman, creating more than 1,000 high-paying jobs statewide. Other large tech firms such as Zoot, a credit decision and loan origination software development firm, and Apttus, a business automation and application software firm, both have offices in Bozeman as well, making the growing city an emerging technology hub.
But it’s not just the giant firms that are growing in Montana. Even small companies such as Elixiter, a tech marketing firm, has grown from a handful of employees to more than 30 the past few years. Due to such tremendous growth in recent years, tech jobs in Bozeman offer competitive salaries, paying an average of $63,248 per year, according to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Source: NBC Montana