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From established businesses like Google and Facebook to young startups like Househappy, the tech industry has built a reputation for being a fun, lucrative, and increasingly coveted career choice for young professionals. Fortunately, the tech industry also has a high demand for labor. In fact, according to US News & World Report, the tech industry is expected to be one of the fastest growing fields between 2012 and 2022; however, despite already high employment numbers, there are certainly established hubs within the industry. If you’re looking for a high paying tech job, you may want to consider moving to one of these top 10 tech towns:

1. Silicon Valley, California (Includes Cupertino, Fremont, Mountain View, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose, San Mateo, San Ramon, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley.)
Average salary: $109,000, up 7% in last year

2. Baltimore, Maryland/ Washington, D.C.
Average salary: $98,000, up 0% in last year

3. Los Angeles, California
Average salary: $96,000, up 4% in last year

4. Seattle, Washington
Average salary: $95,000, up 1% in last year

5. Boston, Massachusetts 
Average salary: $95,000, up 0% in last year

6. New York, New York
Average salary: $94,000, up 5% in last year

7. Denver, Colorado
Average salary: $93,000, up 3% in last year

8. Houston, Texas
Average salary: $92,000, down 2% in last year

9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Average salary: $92,000, up 8% in last year

10. Austin, Texas
Average salary: $92,000, up 3% in last year

Source: Forbes

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Househappy is Hiring!

Househappy —  December 3, 2013 — Leave a comment

It’s an exciting time around the Househappy offices! Since announcing our latest funding round of $1.5 million, we have already added 5 new faces to our team and are currently looking to fill an additional 5 positions.

According to our CEO/founder, Kevin McCloskey, this new round of funding is an opportunity to maintain Househappy’s forward momentum and continue building.

“Our team has been working hard to build a product that we believe in,” he said. “We are looking for talented individuals who are equally passionate about design, aesthetics, and creating a user-friendly and, above all, useful product.”

Current open positions at Househappy include:

Senior Rails Developer

QA Developer

iOS Engineer

Senior Ruby Engineer

Javascript Engineer

Househappy’s offices are conveniently located in the heart of Portland, Oregon’s Pearl District, across the street from renowned advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy, and just blocks from downtown. Househappy.org launched in March 2013 and is currently run by a team of 18 with varying areas of expertise including web development, design, marketing, social media, copywriting, business development, and product strategy. Our loft offices and open space encourage a fun, collaborative startup environment and we’re looking for smart, innovative people to join our team!

If you’re interested in any of the positions listed above, follow the links to apply online. Please include your resume and cover letter, along with GitHub and any work you have in production.

For more information about the company, mission, and site, please see the About section of Househappy.org.

Map by Zara Matheson of the Martin Prosperity Institute, via The Atlantic.

We all know that Silicon Valley is a hot spot for the tech industry, but you may be surprised at some of the other locations that made this list of 25 leading locations for high-tech information jobs.

The map above identifies the concentration of high-tech jobs by county, based on data collected in an analysis by Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute.

Top 25: PPI Tech/Info Jobs Index

This post can be found in its original form at The Atlantic Cities