Energy and technology are big employers in these top 10 cities for jobs in 2013, as compiled by Forbes. Rankings are based on recent growth trends, mid-term growth, long-term growth and the region's momentum.
10. Austin-Round Rock, Texas
2007 Population: 1,598,1612011 Population: 1,783,519Percent Change: 11.60GDP Compound Annual Growth: 3.26%
2012 Rank: 1st2013 Overall Rank: 42nd2012 Employment Growth: 3.7 percent
9. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colo.
2012 Rank: 15th2013 Overall Rank: 41st2012 Employment Growth: 2.8 percent
8. Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, N.C.-S.C.
2012 Rank: 19th2013 Overall Rank: 34th2012 Employment Growth: 3.3 percent
7. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif.
2012 Rank: 5th2013 Overall Rank: 28th2012 Employment Growth: 3.4 percent
6. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
2012 Rank: 6th2013 Overall Rank: 24th2012 Employment Growth: 3.5 percent
5. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
2012 Rank: 2nd2013 Overall Rank: 23rd2012 Employment Growth: 2.0 percent
4. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
2012 Rank: 4th2013 Overall Rank: 20th2012 Employment Growth: 3.8 percent
3. Salt Lake City
2012 Rank: 3rd2013 Overall Rank: 16th2012 Employment Growth: 4.0 percent
2. Nashville, Tenn.
2012 Rank: 9th2013 Overall Rank: 15th2012 Employment Growth: 3.8 percent
1. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, Calif.
2012 Rank: 17th2013 Overall Rank: 9th2012 Employment Growth: 4.1 percent
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