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The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth

January 11, 2013

Did you know?

SDWP just released a new industry report! Sponsored by San Diego Workforce Partnership with guidance and insight from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, “The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth,” provides insights and analysis into the economic contributions of Qualcomm as well as the broader telecommunications and information technology (T&IT) industries in San Diego. The report also includes a workforce needs assessment.

Fun facts:

  • Every job created at Qualcomm generates about 2.3 jobs in the region.

  • Qualcomm’s presence in the region adds $4.53 billion in direct and indirect economic activity annually.

  • T&IT sectors directly account for almost 2,000 business establishments and more than 65,000 jobs in the county.

  • Average income among SD telecom jobs is $108,050.

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