As we continue to expand our efforts in the Utah tech market, we will be giving you quarterly trend reports just as we do for Oregon! You can look forward to tech salary insights, what tech occupations are leading the local industry, leading tech occupation categories, trends that are shaping the market, and so much more.
Can you guess the number one reason native Utahns in the tech industry move back after living elsewhere?
The great outdoors! Out of the 254 respondents that were surveyed by The Utah Outdoor Partners, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, and Silicon Slopes, 82% said, “outdoor recreation and/or access to wilderness and public lands was the most important factor in moving back, over family (76%), career opportunities (76%), and cost of living (61%).” With a total of 59% saying they utilize their outdoor surroundings once a week or more.
For even more information on our Utah branch, contact our Market Director, Sean McKeehan.