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.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT
2-year job-growth forecast: 7.2%

Boasting one of the youngest big-city populations in the country, Salt Lake is luring more top employers with its affordable but highly educated labor pool. According to a survey by Manpower, more than half of Salt Lake businesses expect to add headcount this year, one of the highest rates among large U.S. metros.

San Antonio, TX

Washington, D.C.

Salt Lake City, UT

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA
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