A new study puts Miami’s efforts to shift its economy away from its traditional hospitality base towards higher-skilled services into perspective—but also shows that an old problem may be rearing its head.
In its annual “Scoring Tech Talent in North America” report, real estate group CBRE calculates that between 2012 and 2017, Miami added 4,080 tech jobs, representing a 21.5% increase over that time period.
Miami companies are underpaying their high-skilled workers, making the cost of living seem much higher.
Even better news: Miami is now producing thousands of tech-degree graduates—6,025 over the past 5 years, CBRE says. That includes degrees like computer engineering, math, and statistics.
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