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The summer may be coming to an end but the job market is still going strong. Payroll processor ADP reported on Wednesday that businesses added 219,000 jobs in July in the U.S. meaning the country has been seeing gains in the job market for three straight months. In fact, economists expect the Labor Department to report 190,000 payroll gains in the public and private sectors at the end of the week.
However, certain cities may have more lucrative opportunities than others which is why Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in August using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.
Check them out — and click through to see which cities and their job openings that might be right for you.
Jobs available: 30,053
2. New York, NY
Jobs available: 25,041
It’s the culture capital of the world! Who wouldn’t want to work there or near there? Check out these jobs in and around New York.
Jobs available: 18,547
There are lots of federal and state government jobs in and around DC and this city offers a lot of opportunities for women in the tech industry. Check out these jobs in and around Washington.
Jobs available: 14,405
Hope you are a Red Sox fan because there are some great opportunities here. Check out these jobs in and around Boston.
Jobs available: 13,532
This sunny city has plenty of jobs available in finance, sales, and content marketing. Check out these jobs in and around Los Angeles.
Jobs available: 11,853
A great city if you can deal with a harsh winter. Check out these jobs in and around Chicago.
Jobs available: 9,014
With many corporate giants having their headquarters in North, TX there are plenty of great jobs to choose from. Check out these jobs in and around Dallas.
Jobs available: 8,628
Jobs available: 8,416
Jobs available: 8,205
One of our nation’s most historic cities is looking to hire in many different industries. Plus good news! According to new data Pennsylvania is one of the most fun states to live in. Check out these jobs in and around Philadelphia.
11. Denver, CO
Jobs available: 6,388
12. Houston, TX
Jobs available: 5,339
Jobs available: 5,033
Minnesota is having a sizzlin’ summer when it comes to the job market. In May the state added over 10,000 jobs and the unemployment level fell to the lowest point since mid-2000. Some of the industries that are hiring the most include professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, construction, trade, transportation and utilities, and manufacturing.
Jobs available: 4,571
Job openings in Austin in July exceeded 43,000 which is 10% more than in June 2017, according to data compiled by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
Jobs available: 4,479
According to BizJournals, the Baltimore area has experienced a 13% growth in private-sector jobs between 2009 and 2017.