Energy and technology are big employers in these top 10 cities for jobs in 2014, as compiled by Forbes. Rankings are based on recent growth trends, mid-term growth, long-term growth and the region's momentum.
10. Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
2013 Number of jobs: 1.31 million Job growth, 2013: 3.0% Job growth, 2008-13: 5.8%
9. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
2013 Number of jobs: 2.2 million Job growth, 2013: 2.8% Job growth, 2008-13: 6.2%
8. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
2013 Number of jobs: 1.1 million Job growth, 2013: 3.3% Job growth, 2008-13: 4.7%
7. New York City, NY
2013 Number of jobs: 4.02 million Job growth, 2013: 2.2% Job growth, 2008-13: 6.2%
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