Culture The Best Cities for IT Jobs  

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List of the best cities for IT jobs. Information technology is becoming one of the most sought after career paths, partially due to the ever rising need for technology and high pay. These careers are available allover the country, mixing the love of helping people and working with computers and other technological systems. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What are the best cities for IT jobs?” this is the list for you.

As employment opportunities in most career paths have dwindled in this failing economy, information technology jobs have only become more abundant, rising in availability every year. Cities like San Jose and Santa Clara, as locations within the famous Silicon Valley, have always been a Mecca for those who wish to get into the technology field. Meanwhile, cities like Austin and Raleigh have grown in popularity for information technology careers. Big cities like Los Angeles and New York City are perfect for any IT professional because they have large populations and booming businesses.

This list covers the top cities for IT jobs in the United States, with the highest growth in career options. No matter if you’re a seasoned IT professional or just trying to break into the business, there’s room for you and your career in these cities.

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1
55 34
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

2
52 35
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

3
37 23
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Illinois

4
34 21
Boston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts

5
32 19
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Minnesota

6
39 28
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Pennsylvania

7
43 35
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Washington

8
39 31
New York City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
New York

9
33 25
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Michigan

10
27 19
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Maryland

11
24 16
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts

12
26 20
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Missouri

13
27 22
Dayton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Ohio

14
19 17
Warren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Michigan

15
30 35
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
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16
32 39
Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

17
41 52
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

18
29 36
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs

19
8 9
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Indiana, USA

20
29 40
Sunnyvale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

21
12 16
Livonia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Michigan

22
16 22
Madison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Wisconsin

23
21 31
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California

24
10 15
Quincy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts

25
7 14
Towson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Maryland