Texas Dominates Forbes 2011 List for Best Big City for Jobs

Texas Ranks Tops for New Jobs by Forbes in 2011

Written by Randy Watson

Texas Comptroller reports Forbes’ 2011 Best Cities for Jobs ranking in large cities. Texas came in tops in all three size of city categories. San Antonio was ranked 4th by Forbes for best big city for jobs.

Best Big City for Jobs

  1. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX
  2. New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, La.
  3. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
  4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
  5. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

Best Mid-Size City for Jobs

  1. El Paso, TX
  2. Corpus-Christi, TX
  3. Anchorage, AK
  4. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
  5. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

Best Small Cities for Jobs

  1. Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX
  2. Bismarck, N.D.
  3. College Station-Bryan, TX
  4. Midland, TX
  5. Dubuque, Iowa
  6. Odessa, TX
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