Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Abq Job Growth

Bizjournals.com (www.bizjournals.com), the online arm of American City Business Journals, owner of New Mexico Business Weekly, has a new report ranking job growth in the nation's top 100 job markets. Albuquerque ranks 25th, between Sarasota, FL, and Oklahoma City. Albuquerque's "employment score" is 3.94.
Each market was rated for nine job related categories, most covering differing numbers of years.
Phoenix leads the rankings by a big margin. Salt Lake City was in second place. The break between a positive and negative rank came between 45th place (Harrisburg, PA) and 46th (Indianapolis).
Other regional cities ahead of Albuquerque are Dallas (6), Austin (8), Tucson (10) and Wichita, KN (20).

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