The United States could get more than it’s ever gotten.
And that’s because of the economic benefits of its tech-savvy economy.
The National Review editorial board says that the tech boom is responsible for “overwhelmingly positive” jobs numbers.
According to data compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, there are only 10.4 million tech jobs in the U.S. In contrast, there were 5.7 million tech workers in 2000.
As the New York Times recently reported, there have been a number of studies that have concluded that the United States is losing its tech workers to other countries, not just China.
As one example, the UBS Economic Policy Institute found that U.K. tech workers have been leaving the U, UK, Germany, and other countries for years, while U.A.E. techies have been staying in the United.
The U. S. tech job market is also on a “death spiral,” the National Review wrote, which is why we’re hearing more and more voices in favor of expanding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) jobs.
According the National Bureau of Economic Research, STEM jobs in manufacturing, transportation, and services account for more than one-third of all jobs in America.
The growth of technology has also boosted wages, which are higher in STEM jobs, which means more Americans are earning higher wages.
As Techdirt has reported previously, the median household income for the country as a whole in 2016 was $52,000, while the median income for tech workers was $38,000.
That’s a huge difference, especially for tech companies, which make a lot of money.
Tech jobs in this country, however, are mostly held by white, male professionals.
It makes them particularly vulnerable to a backlash from conservatives who have long been hostile to tech.
There are plenty of other reasons why the tech sector needs more tech jobs, including more high-paying jobs in industries like finance, health care, and energy, and more tech-based businesses that are based in the nation’s capital, the National Journal said.
But, it also makes sense for the U and the world to look to the tech industry as a place to invest in the next generation of technology leaders.
Tech-based industries need to get back to their roots and become more innovative, and to support the U’s economic growth, not only in the technology sector, but also for other industries that have been disrupted by automation.
This article was originally published on Techdeed, an independent tech news and commentary site, with the author’s approval.