Top Job Growth is in the West

USA Today recently stated that according to IHS Global Insight, the top 10 growing U.S. States are in the West!

Here is a quick recap:

  • States with rapid payroll increases include North Dakota, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Oregon.
  • Residential construction is increasing rapidly in Arizona and Nevada.
  • Texas and North Dakota: Oil & Gas is still on the rise.
  • Colorado and Utah are experiencing growth in High Technology.
  • Oregon: Semiconductor Manufacturing.
  • Arizona: Technology.

Interestingly, at the end of the article the author states that the ability to live remotely in more scenic areas is drawing people to the West as well.

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