These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in February 2019

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 February using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

Despite what felt like the longest government shutdown (and it was the longest in U.S. history on record) job gains surpassed analyst expectations. The economy added 304,000 jobs in January, which means it was the 100th consecutive month of payroll gains. According to the January jobs report, 304,000 jobs were added last month while only 172,000 were expected.

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 February 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.

1. San Francisco

Jobs available: 28,817

Despite the obscene cost of living WalletHub ranked San Francisco in the fourth spot for its job market. Check out these jobs in and around San Francisco.

Sample job: Senior Hybrid Developer

2. New York, NY

Jobs available: 22,823

Uber prices just went up for Manhattanites but there are plenty of great job opportunities. Check out these jobs in and around New York.

Sample job: Junior Relationship Manager

3. Washington, DC

Jobs available: 16,894

Despite the very long government shutdown, the jobs report was still strong for January. Check out these jobs in and around Washington.

Sample job: Business Analyst

4. Boston, MA

Jobs available: 14,497

Will Boston have a Super Bowl champ once again? Well, even if the Pats lose there are still plenty of good jobs in the area. Check out these jobs in and around Boston.

Sample job: Pharmacy Clinical Specialist – Surgery

5. Los Angeles, CA

Jobs available: 12,516

This sunny city has plenty of jobs available in finance, sales, and healthcare. Check out these jobs in and around Los Angeles.

Sample job: Optometrist

6. Chicago, IL

Jobs available: 11,490

You can expect some big news out of these Chicago companies in 2019 including Sears, Boeing, McDonald’s, Conagra and Tribune Publishing. Check out these jobs in and around Chicago.

Sample job: Trader High Frequency Desk

7. Seattle, WA

Jobs available: 10,056

Though Amazon has helped Seattle create a quarter of a million jobs in the last 10 years, there are more companies than Amazon. In fact, Seattle has the most tech jobs with more than 33,000 openings in 2016 and 2017. This is more than double San Francisco’s during those years. Check out these jobs in and around Seattle.

Sample job: Director of Science and Research

8. DallasFort Worth, TX

Jobs available: 8,887

The Dallas-Fort Worth region added 116,400 jobs during 2018 beating out Houston and New York. Check out these jobs in and around Dallas.

Sample job: Director Store Design

9. Philadelphia, PA

Jobs available: 7,794

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.

Sample job: Psychiatrist

10.  Atlanta, GA

Jobs available: 7,174

Atlanta added 69,300 across sectors in 2018, according to a report by the Georgia Department of Labor. Check out these jobs in and around Atlanta.

Sample job:  Tax Partner

11. Denver, CO

Jobs available: 5,813

Though Denver’s tech scene is getting a lot of attention, their retail and restaurant industries are also actively hiring which helped them rank 13th on WalletHub’s list. Check out these jobs in and around Denver.

Sample job: Sales Director

12. Houston, TX

Jobs available: 5,341

Not loving the Polar Vortex? You may want to move to Houston. Check out these jobs in and around Houston.

Sample job: Neurologist

13. Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Jobs available: 4,345

Zip Recruiter called Minneapolis the best job market for those who want to work with small to medium-sized businesses. Check out these jobs in and around Minneapolis. 

Sample job: Relief Veterinarian – Surgeon

14. Austin, TX

Jobs available: 4,116

Economist Ray Perryman predicts that both Dallas-Plano-Irving and Austin-Round Rock will lead Texas’s economy through job growth over the next 20 years. Check out these jobs in and around Austin.

Sample job: Immigration Staff Attorney 

15. Baltimore, MD

Jobs available: 3,841

Maryland added more jobs last year than any year since 2000. Check out these jobs in and around Baltimore.

Sample job: Director, Clinical Education and Performance Development

Meredith Lepore|is the Deputy Editor of Ladders and can be reached at mlepore@theladders.com.