What are the hiring firgures in America’s fastest growing cities?
Wanted Analytics brings us the data and figures.
Fortune recently published their list of fastest growing cities so we thought we’d take a look at the hiring demand in those cities. The cities on Fortune’s list included: Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C., Cape Coral, FL., Provo, UT., Austin, TX., Las Vegas, NV., McAllen, TX., Knoxville, TN., Greenville, S.C., and San Antonio, TX.
Across all ten cities, there were just over 105,000 new online jobs posted during the past 60 days. This is a 13% increase versus the same time period last year. The hiring demand in these cities, has almost returned to pre-recessionary highs.
Hiring Demand in the Fastest Growing Cities – 4 Year Trend
The most in-demand occupation in these cities is Registered Nurses. There were over 5,500 new online ads placed in these cities for Registered Nurses over the past 60 days. Web Developers, Computer Systems Analysts, and Managers of Retail Sales Workers round out our four most in-demand occupations. All of the occupations that made our top twenty list are seeing increased demand this year versus last year.
20 Most In-Demand Occupations in the Fasted Growing Cities
Two of these fastest growing cities actually saw a decline in hiring versus the same time period last year, Las Vegas and Greenville. McAllen saw the largest year-0ver-year increase in hiring and Charlotte tops the list with over 23,000 new online job ads placed.
Hiring Demand in the Fasted Growing Cities