No. 21 City for Tech Jobs: Miami-Fort Lauderdale
Number of high-tech Jobs: 67,795
High-tech payroll: $4.6 billion
Average wage: $67,226
Area employers: Brightstar, Ryder System, IVAX Diagnostics
Known as the cruise capital of the world, Miami saw its tech industry suffer when cruise companies and telcos cut spending. The city lost 5 percent of its high-tech jobs last year. Miami is home to a sizable high-tech industry that's concentrated in such sectors as telecom services, computer systems design, and engineering services. The area's average high-tech employee made 61 percent more than its average private sector worker.