Job Growth! Last year, Raleigh’s private-sector job market increased by 2.14%, which is an added 8,700 jobs. Raleigh was ranked #17 out of the 100 metros in the study for the growth rate. Job growth and real estate go hand and hand.
The preliminary data provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics just released 2011’s private-sector employment totals for the nation’s 100 biggest metros. Raleigh had a healthy gain of over 2% in job growth. To read the total list of the 100 metros, click here to see the study.