Austin takes the No. 3 spot for Job Growth

Austin takes the No. 3 spot for Job Growth

  • Austin ranked number 3 for job growth on Forbes’ “Best Cities for Good Jobs” list
  • Austin’s Annual FIVE YEAR expected job-growth rate is projected to be 3.2% (trailing 12 months was 4.4% with 35,200 new jobs created.)
  • Per capita income of $35,222 and 5.2% unemployment (National average per capita income is $37,000 and US unemployment is 8%)
  • Texas took half of the top spots with Dallas ranking number 1, Houston number 2, Fort Worth number 4 and San Antonio number 6.
  • Texas benefits from being the “nation’s energy capital” with a booming shale revolution
  • Forbes used Moody’s Analytics data on the 100 largest metropolitan areas to compile the list.
  • Click here for the supporting article in BizJournals.

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