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.

PORTLAND, OR
2-year job-growth forecast: 5.1%

Intel has slashed about 1,000 jobs from its chip fab here since last fall, but that's no knock on this Oregon city. Continued population growth--buoyed by a delayed real estate slowdown and bigger overseas demand for local goods--is helping to draw more manufacturers and tech startups. One hot niche: open-source software development.

San Antonio, TX

Washington, D.C.

Salt Lake City, UT

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA
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