What We Do
The Los Angeles High Impact Information Technology, Entertainment-Entrepreneurship, and Communication Hubs (LA HI-TECH) regional consortium makes it possible for 4,000 high school and community college students to acquire the skills needed for education and employment in these sectors which are critical to the LA regional economy. LA HI-TECH is led by Los Angeles City College, Santa Monica College, and Pasadena City College and is funded from the California Career Pathways Trust funds. In total, it includes eight community colleges and 30 high schools, local districts and charters, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, multiple support agencies, and 100 employers.
Find out more by visiting our LA HI-TECH page!
For more information about TechHire Los Angeles, contact Anita Dharapuram.
IT Labor Market Landscape
Below is a snapshot of the Los Angeles labor market demand for IT talent. These are the most demanded skills and occupations from 12/6/15 to 2/3/16.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi (projection data)
Open IT Occupations
Concentrated Demand for IT
- 100% Los Angeles
- 71.4285714286% Nationwide
- Communication Skills
- Organizational Skills
- Problem Solving
Software and Programming Skills
- Microsoft Windows
Top 5 Occupations
- Software Developer / Engineer
- Web Developer
- Database Administrator
- Network / Systems Administrator
- Computer Support Specialist
Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)
- Information Security Analysts
- Computer Systems Analysts
- Software Developers, Applications
- Computer User Support Specialists
- Web Developers
The following organizations are engaged and committing to making the Los Angeles TechHire effort a success: