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Five Fast Growing States to Watch for Tech Jobs

Maryland tops the list for growth, up nearly six percent in 2012. While concerns at defense firms loom regarding the fiscal cliff and its impact on future employment, defense contracting isn't the only egg in Maryland's basket. Local hospitals, biotechnology and healthcare services companies are recruiting and tech professionals with experience in that field are in demand.

When it comes to tech employment, there are the varsity players - California, Virginia, Texas, New York and Florida. Those large states employ more than 650,000 tech professionals in computer systems design and related services, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the same category, those states added 15,500 positions this year.

But, many states have a burning desire to get in the game. This slideshow features five fast growing states to watch, as identified by Dice.com.

 

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