Information Technology

Industry Overview


The Information Technology (IT) sector of the Dayton region’s economy is a global leader in data management and analysis.  Using data to answer questions and help make decisions, is a focus of companies in this industry.  Careers within this sector include systems analysis, systems design, programming and systems project leadership, and systems management.


Fast facts


  • Highest concentration of trained IT professionals in Ohio.
  • Companies generate over $10 billion in annual sales from information systems and advanced data management.
  • Dayton houses the first business incubator focusing on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.