An article in the San Fernando Business Journal, published Tuesday (June 24th), ranked Los Angeles sixth in the nation for jobs in the technology industry. The study, published by the AeA (American Electronics Association) revealed that within the LA region there were 172,000 employees within the electronics and technology industry. The combined payroll for all employees comes to $14.3 billion. The actual numbers may be a little different as the most recent statistics are from 2006.Areas ahead of Los Angeles include some you might expect. Cities that lead Los Angeles in the number of tech jobs include the New York Metro Area, Washington D.C., San Jose/Silicon Valley, Boston, and Dallas-Fort Worth.The study, “Cybercities 2008” is available on the AeA website. You can view the report by clicking here.