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

So where are the cities hiring for $100k jobs the most? Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in May using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

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Though a new graduating class is about to flood offices across the country, Baby Boomers are holding their ground. A recent report from Reuters using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics finds that three million Americans over 55-years-old have joined the workforce over the past three years. This accounts for 60% of all workers between 2016 and 2018.

So where are the cities hiring for $100k jobs the most? Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in May using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.


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1. San Francisco

Jobs available: 26,924

The Bay Area saw its biggest job gains in March led by Santa Clara County and the East Bay. Check out these jobs in and around San Francisco.

Sample job: Social Media Marketing Manager, Social Lab

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2. New York, NY

Jobs available: 21,726

Though New York is creating more and more jobs, they are having a housing crisis. Check out these jobs in and around New York.

Sample job: Email Marketing Manager

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3. Washington, DC

Jobs available: 16,186

Washington, D.C. has plenty of jobs in tech but is lacking those with cybersecurity and business intelligence skills. Check out these jobs in and around Washington.

Sample job: Sr. Manager, Digital Product Management

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4. Boston, MA

Jobs available: 13,462

According to a recent analysis of the hottest job markets, Boston came in fourth place. Check out these jobs in and around Boston.

Sample job: Senior Software Engineer II

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5. Los Angeles, CA

Jobs available: 12,031

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

Sample job: Director of Finance for a Non Profit Sports Association

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6. Chicago, IL

Jobs available: 10,642

Good news! Despite unemployment rates increasing overall in Illinois, Chicago has seen a decline and leads the state in job creation. Check out these jobs in and around Chicago.

Sample job: Senior Windows Administrator

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7. Seattle, WA

Jobs available: 8,734

Seattle is one of the Top 15 cities hiring for tech jobs, according to 24/7 Wall St. Check out these jobs in and around Seattle.

Sample job: Senior Windows Administrator

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8. DallasFort Worth, TX

Jobs available: 8,432

The Dallas tech job sector continues to remain strong. Check out these jobs in and around Dallas.

Sample job Insurance Agent

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9. Philadelphia, PA

Jobs available: 7,174

Philadelphia job openings in April grew faster than in New York, San Francisco, and LA, according to Philly.com. Check out these jobs in and around Philadelphia.

Sample job: Insurance Agent

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10.  Atlanta, GA

Jobs available: 6,837

Atlanta is outpacing both job growth and salary increases over the past year, according to Glassdoor. Check out these jobs in and around Atlanta.

Sample job: Director of Technical Accounting & Reporting

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11. Denver, CO

Jobs available: 5,649

Denver is also one of the Top 15 cities hiring for tech workers. Out of the 1.4 million workers in Denver,  9.2% work in STEM. Check out these jobs in and around Denver.

Sample job: Senior Network Engineer

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12. Houston, TX

Jobs available: 4,619

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

Sample job: Commodities and Purchasing Strategic Sourcing Lead

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13. Austin, TX

Jobs available: 4,303

According to U.S. News & World Report Austin is the No.1 place to live in the U.S. in 2019. Check out these jobs in and around Austin.

Sample job: Senior Financial Analyst – Retail

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14Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Jobs available: 4,047

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: Manager Human Resources

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15. Baltimore, MD

Jobs available: 3,937

The top five industries for jobs in Maryland are  Architecture and Engineering Industry, Computer and Mathematical Industry, Management Industry, Legal Industry, and Business and Financial Operations Industry, according to Zippia. Check out these jobs in and around Baltimore.

Sample job: Plant Manager (Food)

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