More jobs for San Antonio (Click here) were created during September.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked San Antonio 28th on its list of the nation's 100 biggest markets that added jobs during September. The city added 2,000 jobs, an increase of .3 percent, when compared to last year.
The Washington, D.C. area added 34,400 jobs during September, which was the highest gain among any of the 100 markets. That was followed by Boston's gain of 21,600 jobs, Dallas's increase of 21,200 workers, and Phoenix's growth of 21,200 jobs.
The top 10 markets that added jobs during September include:
- Dallas-Fort Worth
- Minneapolis-St. Paul
- San Jose
- Oklahoma City
However, the majority of the top 100 markets in the nation continued to lose jobs during September, with 56 markets seeing a decline in employment. The Chicago area lost 66,000 jobs, while Detroit was down 30,400 workers, and San Francisco dropped 26,000 jobs.
The top 10 markets that lost jobs during September include:
- San Francisco-Oakland
- Las Vegas
- Riverside-San Bernardino
- Salt Lake City