Texas - Best place for jobs

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  1. dawg

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    Dallas

    The Big D shrugged off the bankruptcy of American Airlines to add thousands of jobs last year and is expected to keep up the pace with growth in financial services, energy and healthcare.

    5-year expected annual job growth rate: 2.8%
    Per capita income: $39,548
    Unemployment rate: 5.9%

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    Houston

    The nation's energy capital is booming as the shale revolution spreads to oil, raising demand for drilling contractors, supplies and related financial services.

    5-year expected annual job growth rate:2.6%
    Per capita income: $42,804
    Unemployment rate: 6%

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    Austin

    The capital of Texas has been expanding at breakneck speed since the mid-1990s and continues to grow, drawing in high-tech jobs from California and increasing employment in government, education and construction.

    5-year expected annual job growth rate: 3.2%
    Per capita income: $35,222
    Unemployment rate: 5.2%

    http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mlj45leel/dallas/
     
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    Houston is the nations energy capital :coffee:
     
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    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Yeah...but itzz Texas.
     
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    35 to 40k sucks ass.
     
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    Califa>Tejas :owned:
     
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    We dont pay an emperor nanny Mayor. We are not taxed to death to cover union salaries. The cost of living is much cheaper in our state.
     
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    Do the ladies still have "Texas hair" in texas?
     
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    This is a joke correct?
     
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    Nigga Dawg trynta get Lever an Mario ta move to texas :jj:
     
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    not really :dontknow:
     
  11. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    And to think Atlanta used to be one of the top cities. :(
     
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    That is the very low end. Most people I know make over 100k a year.
     
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    They forgot to photoshop out the smog in houston
     
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    Dawg why are you so insecure?
     
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    :no:
     
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    my brother just moved to Austin---I'll be there in a month :cheer:
     
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    huh wonder how much exterminators in texas make :bigthink
     
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    Houston is the fattest city in the US, so you take the good with the bad
     
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    Not sure bro but the cost of living is much lower.

    Look, I dont have to sell Texas to you. People are already coming here by the truck loads. It's booming in every city here.
     
  20. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    one word: scorpions