Dec 18 2011

Top 10 States for Job Growth in 2011

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Top 10 States for Employment in 2011

Are you considering relocating in order to find the perfect job or career? The following list of Top 10 states that are creating the most jobs is a great place to start.  As you find that new job, just hope that you do not end up with one of worst bosses of all time.  Make sure you interview the company as much as they interview you.  Here are the Top 10 states for job growth:

 #1 Texas

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.9%
Total Employment: 10.6 Million
Unemployment Rate: 8.5%

 

#2 Nevada 

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.9%
Total Employment: 1.1 Million
Unemployment Rate: 13.4%

 

#3 Arizona 

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.8%
Total Employment: 2.4 Million
Unemployment Rate: 13.4%

 

#4 New Mexico 

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.6%
Total Employment: 805,000
Unemployment Rate: 6.6%

 

#5 North Dakota 

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.6%
Total Employment: 392,000
Unemployment Rate: 3.5%

 

#6 Utah

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.4%
Total Employment: 1.2 Million
Unemployment Rate: 7.4%

#7 Florida

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.3%
Total Employment: 7.2 Million
Unemployment Rate: 10.6%

#8 Oklahoma

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.3%
Total Employment: 1.6 Million
Unemployment Rate: 5.9%

#9 Georgia

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.2%
Total Employment: 3.8 Million
Unemployment Rate: 10.3%

#10 Oregon

Forecasted 5-Year Annual Job Growth: 2.2%
Total Employment: 1.6 Million
Unemployment Rate: 9.6%

 

Check out the full article at Forbes

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