Austin No. 3 on Forbes’ ‘Best Cities For Good Jobs’ list

Texas has claimed the top three spots on Forbes’ “Best Cities for Good Jobs” list. At No. 3, Austin is noted for its large number of high-tech jobs and growing employment in the government, education, and construction sectors.

With a 5-year expected annual job growth rate of 3.2%, and unemployment at 5.2%, Austin’s status as an attractive city for job seekers will continue to grow. Forbes reports that the U.S. unemployment rate is currently around 8%.

Dallas and Houston took the top two spots on the Forbes list, with Fort Worth coming in at No. 4, and San Antonio at No. 6.

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