by Sarah Curry
Director of Fiscal Policy Studies
Total IT expenditures in North Carolina for fiscal year 2013-14 were circa $1.5 billion. The majority of the expenditures are for personnel related costs spread across more than two-dozen agencies, approximately 39 percent of total IT related expenditures. While this accounts for the largest expenditure, less than 25% of the State’s IT professionals work for the Office of Technology Services. The next largest expenditures are applications services at 20 percent, telecommunications at 9 percent and server at 8 percent.