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Hiring Among Metro Leaders Picks Up in October

New York, Dallas, Atlanta Record Biggest Job Gains

By Lindsey Allen and Chuck Ehmann | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

With 90,500 jobs added in the 12 months ending in October 2017, New York again led the nation for metro job gains by a wide margin. Dallas, Atlanta, Boston and Houston rounded out the top five, with Houston recovering from a September dip in job gains because of Hurricane Harvey.

Meanwhile, Athens, GA had the largest workforce expansion for the yearlong period, with the employment base growing by 4.3%. Sarasota/Bradenton was second, while three North Carolina metros --  Durham-Chapel Hill, Wilmington and Raleigh -- made the top 10.

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Lindsey Allen and Chuck Ehmann

Lindsey Allen and Chuck Ehmann

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