Huntsville & Nashville Named Hottest Cities for Tech Jobs

January 9, 2018

Calling all techies! Are you in search of a new job or a new city? According to Money, these 20 cities are where you should be looking in 2018. The article highlights that the tech industry is expanding beyond Silicon Valley and other big cities. Based on year-over-year job growth for engineering, software and IT roles, Huntsville, AL lands at the top of the list and Nashville, TN lands at eighth.

In the article, Money also notes the top jobs in each city along with average salary, rent and home costs. Though big cities have their benefits, smaller cities like Huntsville and Nashville offer more favorable costs of living. Check out the details for Huntsville and Nashville below!

Huntsville, AL

  • Top tech jobs:
    • Software Engineer
    • Systems Engineer
    • Systems Specialist
    • Help Desk Support
    • Information Technology Specialist
  • Growth in tech jobs YoY: 309%
  • Early Career Median Pay: $59,500
  • Mid-Career Median Pay: $96,400
  • Median rent: $950
  • Median home price: $152,170

Nashville, TN

  • Top tech jobs:
    • Project Manager
    • Senior Net Developer
    • Network Administrator
    • Project Engineer
    • Desktop Support Technician
  • Growth in tech jobs YoY: 114%
  • Early Career Median Pay: $54,700
  • Mid-Career Median Pay: $90,200
  • Median rent: $1,700
  • Median home price: $269,700

There are plenty of opportunities in both booming cities, and the ITAC team is in place to help you find the right tech job in the best place for you. Contact ITAC’s Huntsville or Nashville office today for more information.

ITAC Solutions is a recruiting firm headquartered in Birmingham with additional offices in Atlanta, Huntsville, Mobile and Nashville.  ITAC specializes in the temporary, contract, and direct placement of accounting, information technology, corporate and administrative professionals.


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