Austin, Tex. finished second in the nation when it comes to metro areas with the best job growth prospects over the next three years. High tech companies are flocking to Austin to take advantage of the strong workforce opportunities including Dropbox, IBM, Apple, Oracle, and Google. The University of Texas at Austin continues to supply the demand for a lot of these high tech workers. People are moving to Austin for the jobs, as Austin boasts the third highest net migration rate in the U.S. over the last five years.
Texas dominates the rest of top 10 with four other metros, in addition to Austin. Dallas (No. 5), Houston (No. 9) and San Antonio (No. 10) also made the cut. All are expected to have annual job growth of at least 3.5%. These figures were compiled by Forbes.
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