Welcome! Login | Register
 

Sunday Political Brunch: What a Week It Was—May 28, 2017—Sunday Political Brunch: What a Week It Was…

FBI Special Agent Cannon Releases Statment on Max Train Stabbing—FBI Special Agent Cannon Releases Statment on Max…

Two People Dead Following Stabbing on Max Train, North Portland Man Arrested—Two People Dead Following Stabbing on Max Train,…

Fecteau: Terror and Response—Fecteau: Terror and Response

Man Arrested for Throwing Semen at Women in Southwest Portland Grocery Store—Man Arrested for Throwing Semen at Women in…

Friday Financial Five – May 26, 2017—Friday Financial Five – May 26, 2017

Kaplan & Dand: Converting Emerging Tech Into Next Practices—Kaplan & Dand: Converting Emerging Tech Into Next…

“Sunday Political Brunch: Will This Ever End?” – May 21, 2017—“Sunday Political Brunch: Will This Ever End?” –…

Reward for “Foul Mouth Bandit” Now $5,000—Reward for "Foul Mouth Bandit" Now $5,000

David Archuleta to Play Alberta Rose Theatre in June—David Archuleta to Play Alberta Rose Theatre in…

 
 

Portland Ranks Among Cities With Most White-Collar Jobs

Thursday, September 11, 2014

 

Photo Credit: .faramarz via Compfight cc

Portland ranks 13 out of the top 20 cities with plentiful jobs requiring a college education, according to a study by City Lab

City Lab ranked the 100 largest U.S. metro areas with help from the economic and labor market data firm EMSI and the Bureau of Labor Statistics

See Slides Below: Top 20 Cities With Most White-Collar Jobs 

The rankings are based on five key factors: percentage change in jobs requiring college education from 2010-2014; percentage of 25-34 year olds who hold these positions; average wages for these jobs; concentration of these jobs in the area; and share of new jobs requiring a college education that can be attributed to local economic conditions or competitiveness. 

A March 2014 report by Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics found that nationally only 64 percent of 2008 graduates had full-time jobs one year out of college. However, from 2010 to 2014 the U.S. economy added 2.2 million jobs requiring college education, according to City Lab. 

The 100 largest metros accounted for 1.7 million of these new jobs, roughly eight in 10. 

 

Related Slideshow: Top 20 Cities With Most White-Collar Jobs

Portland ranks 13 on a list by City Lab of U.S. metros with the most white collar jobs. The rankings are based on five key factors: percentage change in jobs requiring college education from 2010-2014, percentage of 25-34 year olds who hold these positions, average wages for these jobs, concentration of these jobs in the area, and share of new jobs requiring a college education that can be attributed to local economic conditions or competitiveness. 

Prev Next

#20

 Columbus, OH

Photo Credit: "Columbus-ohio-skyline-panorama". Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#19

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

Photo Credit: Riction - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#18

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
 

Prev Next

#17

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Prev Next

#16

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

Prev Next

#15

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
 

Photo Credit: Iowahwyman Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#14

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Photo Credit: Alan Stark Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#13

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

Prev Next

#12

Salt Lake City, UT

Photo Credit: Pasteur - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#11

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
 

Photo Credit: Drumguy8800 Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#10

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

Prev Next

#9

Raleigh, NC
 

Photo Credit: Mark Turner - Own work. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#8

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
 

Prev Next

#7

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
 

Prev Next

#6

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

Prev Next

#5

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Photo Credit: Mobyll at en.wikipedia - Own work Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#4

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
 

Prev Next

#3

Austin-Round Rock, TX

Photo Credit: Argash Via Wikimedia Commons.

Prev Next

#2

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

Prev Next

#1

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

 
 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 

X

Stay Connected — Free
Daily Email