Arlington One of the Best Cities for Pay in Tech

WASHINGTON — For the fourth straight year, D.C. ranks No. 1 on a list of Best Cities for Women in Tech, compiled by personal finance advice website SmartAsset.

SmartAsset compiles its annual list based on the gender pay gap, income after housing costs, women’s representation in the IT workforce and four-year percentage growth in IT employment.

Two other cities in the area are on the list: Baltimore ranks No. 3 and Arlington, Virginia is tied with St. Paul, Minnesota for sixth.

SmartAsset said women make up 38.5 percent of the tech workforce, the highest in the country. Data from 2013 to 2016 shows tech jobs in D.C. grew by 33 percent, the third-highest growth rate in its data set.

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Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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