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.

SEATTLE, WA
2-year job-growth forecast: 5.0%

Newcomers are still moving here in droves: 34,000 in 2006 alone. Good thing the largest employers have plenty of work for them. A resurgent Boeing added about 5,000 folks to its Washington payrolls last year. Microsoft is expanding its Redmond campus and will continue a hiring spurt that brought in 7,000 new employees in 2006.

San Antonio, TX

Washington, D.C.

Salt Lake City, UT

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA
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