These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in September 2018

With the unemployment rate at an 18-year low, the job market is holding strong. Last week, The Labor Department reported that the number of job openings increased by 1.7% to 6.9 million. In other words, it is a very good time to be looking for a new job.

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 September 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.

San Francisco, CA. Photo credit: Mrs Airwolfhound via Flickr.

1. San Francisco

Jobs available: 28,560

You definitely need one of these $100K+ plus positions as certain counties in the Bay area label salaries of $100,000 as low income. Check out these jobs in and around San Francisco.

Sample $100K+ jobsPostdoctoral researcher in translational cancer research, Medical Sales – Device

2. New York, NY

Jobs available: 24,068

New York Fashion Week may be over but there is still plenty of excitement! Who wouldn’t want to work there or near there? Check out these jobs in and around New York.

Sample $100K+ New York jobs: Registered Nurse, Home Care, Sr. Analytical Chemist

3. Washington, DC

Jobs available: 17,366

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.

Sample $100K+ Washington jobs: Business Analyst, Full Stack Developer

4. Boston, MA

Jobs available: 13,968

Right now Boston is home to the best team in baseball and some incredible job opportunities. Check out these jobs in and around Boston.

Sample $100K+ Boston: Database AdministratorHead Of Dermatology


5. Los Angeles, CA

Jobs available: 13,934

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

Sample $100K+ Los Angeles jobs: Director of Accounting, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

6. Chicago, IL

Jobs available: 11,485

The winters are a little harsh but you’ll be OK cause you’ll have a great job. Check out these jobs in and around Chicago.

Sample $100K+ Chicago jobs: Quantitative Developer, Project Engineering Manager


7. Dallas, TX

Jobs available: 9,119

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.

Sample $100K+ Dallas jobsField Marketing Representative, Vice President, PBM Operations and Analytics, Chief Financial Officer

8. Philadelphia, PA

Jobs available: 8,992

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 $100K+ Philadelphia jobs: Buyer, E-Commerce Channel Manager

9. Atlanta, GA

Jobs available: 7,990

Georgia unemployment recently reached a 17-year low and with it being home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies there are so many jobs here. Check out these jobs in and around Atlanta.

Sample $100K+ Atlanta jobs: Sr. Azure Cloud EngineerDocumentation Specialist

10. Seattle, WA

Jobs available: 7,156

There are more companies than Amazon in Seattle. This city is actually one of the ones seeing the most gains in workers this year. Check out these jobs in and around Seattle.

Sample $100K+ Seattle JobsConstruction Assistant Superintendent – Multi-familySRE, Site Reliability Engineer

11. Denver, CO

Jobs available: 5,802

Though Denver’s tech scene is getting a lot of attention, their retail and restaurant industries are also actively hiring. Check out these jobs in and around Denver.

Sample $100K+ Denver jobs: Sr. Java EngineerAmazon Channel Sales Manager – Consumer Electronics

12. Houston, TX

Jobs available: 5,023

According to Taylor Smith Consulting, Houston could add up to 70,000 jobs this year.  Check out these jobs in and around Houston, TX.

Sample $100K+ Houston jobs: Executive Recruiter, Commercial Leader Advanced Automation Group ( AAG )

13. Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

Jobs available: 4,790

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 $100K+ Minneapolis jobs: Global Category ManagerGlobal Supply Chain Analyst

14. San Diego, CA

Jobs available: 4,269

You can go surfing on your lunch break! Check out these jobs in and around San Diego.

Sample $100K+ San Diego jobs: Pediatrics Registered Nurse / Peds RN, Industrial Water Treatment Sales

15. Phoenix, AZ

Jobs available: 4,117

With a number of hot Silicon Valley companies expected to open up sales and support hubs in Phoenix, this city could be a real Millennial magnet, according to BizJournals. Check out these jobs in and around Phoenix.

Sample $100K+Phoenix jobs: Controller – Fuel Distribution, Staff Engineer