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These Are The Top 10 Big Cities In The U.S. For Job Seekers In 2018: Forbes Study

For the 2nd year in a row, Forbes magazine has named Dallas as the best big city for jobs in the United States. In its ranking, the financial magazine includes Plano and Irving as part of the Dallas metro area. Magazine cited Dallas-Plano-Irving’ region, growing jobs by 2.8% over the last year. The region’s 19.6% job growth since 2012 also factored into the rankings.

The Austin-Round Rock area was just behind Dallas at No. 2 in the rankings.

Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin was No. 3, followed by tech hub San Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara region in California, at No. 4. The ranking is based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics unadjusted employment data reported from November 2006 to January 2018.

The Top 10 Big Cities in the U.S. for  job seekers in 2018:

1. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
Number of jobs, 2017: 2.6 million
Job growth, 2017: 2.8%
Job growth, 2012-17: 19.6%

2. Austin-Round, Texas
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.05 million
Job growth, 2017: 3.4%
Job growth, 2012-17: 21.5%

3. Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, Tennessee
Number of jobs, 2017: 993,000
Job growth, 2017: 2.5%
Job growth, 2012-17: 19.2%

4. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.11 million
Job growth, 2017: 2.9%
Job growth, 2012-17: 18.3%

5. Charlotte–Concord–Gastonia, North Carolina
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.2 million
Job growth, 2017: 3%
Job growth, 2012-17: 17.7%

6. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.127 million
Job growth, 2017: 3.2%
Job growth, 2012-17: 21.48%

7. Raleigh, North Carolina
Number of jobs, 2017: 623,000
Job growth, 2017: 2.6%
Job growth, 2012-17: 17.25%

8. San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, California
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.13 million
Job growth, 2017: 2.2%
Job growth, 2012-17: 19.9%

9. Seattle–Bellevue–Everett metropolitan division, Washington
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.7 million
Job growth, 2017: 3%
Job growth, 2012-17: 15.6%

10. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
Number of jobs, 2017: 1.49 million
Job growth, 2017: 3.78%
Job growth, 2012-17: 22.91%


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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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