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By Venessa Wong
In June the unemployment rate was 9.5 percent, adding to concerns that the economy is still far from recovery. But there are still plenty of jobs—many of them well-paid—out there, if you know where to look. To determine which local job markets have shown consistent strengthening this year, Businessweek.com ranked the hiring outlook in the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas using data from surveys conducted by global staffing firm Manpower, which forecast hiring for Q1, Q2, and Q3. The Washington (D.C.), San Antonio, and Greenville (S.C.) areas had the strongest average employment outlooks. The Las Vegas, Reno (Nev.), and Detroit areas had the weakest.
Click here to see the 20 strongest job markets.