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Top 10 Cities for Finding a Job

If the job market is tight in your city and you're considering a move, we thought this latest article from Forbes about the Top Cities to find a job in would be helpful!.

The latest edition of our list shows many things, but perhaps the most important is which cities have momentum in the job creation sweepstakes. Right now the biggest winners are the metro areas that are adding higher-wage jobs thanks to America’s two big boom sectors: technology and energy..

Our rankings are based on short, medium and long-term employment performance, and take into account both growth and momentum -- whether growth is slowing or accelerating. Consequently, areas that have made the strongest recoveries from deep setbacks often do well. Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City metropolitan division, our top-ranked large metro area (urban regions with more than 450,000 jobs). Over the last year, employment in the San Francisco area expanded a remarkable 4.1%, and is up 3.3% since 2008..

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Here are the top 10 cities:.

  1. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA 2012 Rank: 17th 2013 Overall Rank: 9th 2012 Employment Growth: 4.1%
  2. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN 2012 Rank: 9th 2013 Rank: 15th 2012 Employment Growth: 3.8%
  3. Salt Lake City, UT 2012 Rank: 3rd 2013 Overall Rank: 16th 2012 Employment Growth: 4.0%
  4. Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 2012 Rank: 4th 2013 Rank: 20th 2012 Employment Growth: 3.8%
  5. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2012 Rank: 2nd 2013 Overall Rank: 23rd 2012 Employment Growth: 2.0%
  6. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2012 Rank: 6th 2013 Overall Rank: 24th 2012 Employment Growth: 3.5%
  7. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2012 Rank: 5th 2013 Overall Rank: 28th 2012 Employment Growth: 3.4%
  8. Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 2012 Rank: 19th 2013 Overall Rank: 34th 2012 Employment Growth: 3.3%
  9. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2012 Rank: 15th 2013 Overall Rank: 41st 2012 Employment Growth: 2.8%
  10. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2012 Rank: 1st 2013 Overall Rank: 42nd 2012 Employment Growth: 3.7%