Where are U.S. jobs growing? Well, quite a bit of places as the map below shows. The White House recently stated that United States businesses have added more jobs than any time since the 1990’s and unemployment has dropped to 4.9%. Moving into 2016, the stats are showing job growth in most major cities with New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas leading the pack. The Seattle area came in 7th on national job growth with 56,800 jobs created between 2014 and 2015. The abundance of Seattle area jobs increasing can be attributed to the city’s booming tech industry.
Largest Seattle area companies:
- University of Washington