If you are considering moving to a new city, it might be smart to factor wage and employment potential into your city choice. But how do you know which cities are thriving and which are struggling? PayScale.com analyzes wage growth by metro area and explains which industries are growing. Among the industries seeing significant growth are IT, biotech, and oil and gas. All three are experiencing increased demand for their products and services, which means they are hiring and paying accordingly.
The following cities came enjoy a relatively low unemployment rate and relatively high wage growth.