Austin is #4 in Best Cities for Jobs By Forbes

We ranked all 421 current metropolitan statistical areas based on employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2003 through 2014. Rankings are based on recent growth trends, mid-term growth, long-term growth and the region’s momentum. We also broke down rankings by size since regional economies differ markedly due to their scale. For our big cities list, we ranked the 70 MSAs that each have more than 450,000 jobs.