A Thriving Tech Industry
The technology sector in the greater Eugene area is home to 443 tech companies that employ more than 4,100 people. The industry has an average annual wage of $74,000 and a projected growth of 28 percent over the next ten years. Eugene is one of the best places in the country for Internet access, which is one of the reasons the city was recently named a Mozilla Gigabit City, the first on the West Coast.
Quality of Life
Eugene is home to the University of Oregon and is the birthplace of Nike. It is close to both the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountain Range with miles of hiking trails in between. Wineries, breweries, short commute times, and the lower cost of living are just a few of the reasons so many choose the Greater Eugene area as home.
The Greater Eugene area Apprenti program is looking for motivated candidates to help fill the talent pipeline today. Women, veterans, and other underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply to fill the talent pool with diversity. Take the first step towards your career in tech by registering for the assessment.
Greater Eugene Apprenti Affiliate
Together, the Technology Association of Oregon and Lane Workforce Partnership are bringing the Apprenti program to the greater Eugene area.
We’re the force behind the tech industry—supporting entrepreneurs, connecting peers and decision makers and helping establish the Northwest as a global hub for innovation. TAO connects the local tech community to resources around the state and to one another. We support workforce initiatives and STEM/CTE curriculum development among regional K-12 and higher-ed institutions, ensuring that the growth of the region’s high wage tech sector is inclusive.
Lane Workforce Partnership is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that designs and coordinates workforce development programs and services delivered through a network of local partners to help people get the skills, training and education they need to go to work or to advance in their careers.