NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- Northwest Arkansas is a great place to find a job! That's the result of a new study, which places our area ahead of the pack nationwide. The United States Conference of Mayors ranks Northwest Arkansas sixth on its list of areas with the highest employment growth rates. The report projects our area will see a 3.4 percent growth in the job market over the next year. That's about twice the projected national average of 1.8 percent.
Here's a look at the other metro areas in the USCM's top 10. Total Non-farm Employment Growth Rates
- Midland, TX
- Odessa, TX
- Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA
- Winchester, VA-WV
- Provo-Orem, UT
- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
- Napa, CA
- Salt Lake City, UT
- San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA
- Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
to see the complete report from the United States Conference of Mayors. To learn more about the organization, CLICK HERE.