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Atlanta #6 in Battle for Information Jobs

May 29, 2013 6:38am (EDT)
Atlanta is Home to Thousands of Information Technology Jobs
Atlanta is Home to Thousands of Information Technology Jobs

A Forbes.com ranking of the top cities in the U.S. for attracting “Information Technology” jobs has metro-Atlanta at #6 overall.

With an employment growth of 4.8% in 2012 and a three-year growth near 9%, Atlanta ranks behind only San Jose, San Francisco, New Orleans, Boston, and Austin.

According to the report, mega-companies also see Atlanta as a major and affordable talent center. General Motors, for example, recently announced plans to set up its new software center in the Atlanta suburbs, bringing more tech jobs.

Atlanta is considered a “rising star” along with Austin, Raleigh, and New Orleans

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