Hottest spots for knowledge workers

Business 2.0 Magazine highlights the cities with the highest job-growth rates for college-educated tech and business professionals.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
2-year job-growth forecast: 7.6%

Though Congress is now trying to slow the growth of federal outlays, the nation's capital is still home to the world's biggest spender. Uncle Sam is stoking employment in fields from aerospace to medical research to IT services. Economists see 15,000 new high-tech jobs joining the local economy this year and next.

San Antonio, TX

Washington, D.C.

Salt Lake City, UT

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA
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