Information & Communications Technology

One of the fastest growing industry clusters in Carlsbad is Information and Communications Technology (ICT). This group includes cyber security, software and video game design, electronic device development, radio and wireless communication, and robotics. Many Carlsbad technology companies are also closely linked to the greater San Diego area defense industry. A career in our ICT cluster will put you at the cutting edge of the way people experience technology.

Quick Facts about Carlsbad’s ICT Cluster:

  • Carlsbad ICT companies have received more than 1,298 patents between 2008-2017.
  • Over 1,000 new jobs were created in this cluster in 2017.
  • Carlsbad’s ICT sector supports 8,777 jobs.
  • The average annual salary for employees working in the Carlsbad ICT cluster is $141,925.

Notable companies: Viasat – HM Electronics – Nordson – Nortek Security & Controls – Proficio – Forecast 3D – Walmart Labs – MaxLinear – Aerial Mob – High Moon Studios – Jam City – NTN Buzztime – Redemption Games – Rockstar Games – Aethercomm – FormFactor – Gunnar Optiks – 5D Robotics – Ezoic – Interknowledgy – JetHead Development – Verve – WorkWell Technologies – Great Call – Ipitek – L-3 Photonics – Rockwell Collins Optronics – Sierra Wireless


Sources: United States Census, United States Patent & Trademark Office, BW Research

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