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The Best Cities for IT Jobs 

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Updated October 13, 2018 3.1k votes 350 voters 6.9k views 43 items

List Rules Top U.S. cities for tech careers

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.

list ordered by
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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
2
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
3
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Washington
4
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Illinois
5
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Minnesota
6
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Missouri
7
New York City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
New York
8
Boston is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts
9
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Pennsylvania
10
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts
11
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Michigan
12
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Maryland
13
Dayton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Ohio
14
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
15
Santa Clara is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
16
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
17
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
moonbeamkc added Missouri, USA
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Warren is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Michigan
19
Madison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Wisconsin
20
Bellevue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Washington
21
Sunnyvale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
22
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Indiana, USA
23
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
California
24
Quincy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Massachusetts
25
Austin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for IT Jobs
Texas