High tech fastest growing industry in Montana

High tech companies brought in more than $1 billion dollars in revenue in 2016 and the industry is growing seven times faster than the rest of the Montana economy.

A University of Montana Bureau of of Business Economic Research (BBER) study showed $1.09 billion in revenue last year, up from $867 million in 2015.

Companies in the high tech sector expect to add more than 960 jobs with average annual salaries of $60,000.