Ok, suppose it pays the bills. But where does a young Fort Worthian find an enjoyable, challenging place to work? Whether you’re a recent grad, taking the next step or just looking for a change, Fort Worth offers many options including corporate, entrepreneurial and industrial opportunities as well as government, academic and non-profit adventures.
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Fort Worth has the fourth highest concentration of Fortune 500 company headquarters in the nation.
Major employers in the area include American Airlines, Lockheed Martin, Texas Health Resources, Fort Worth ISD, City of Fort Worth and Bell Helicopter, Inc. Other well-known names are BNSF Railway, Justin Brands, Pier 1 Imports, RadioShack and Gamestop.
Employment in Fort Worth’s economic region has the fourth strongest rate of job growth among the 25 largest metro areas in the country.
Fort Worth boasts the third largest percentage increase in employment among metropolitan divisions.
Forbes ranked Fort Worth second in their “Best Cities for Job Seekers" in 2015.
The Fort Worth employment rate is higher now than in April of this year.
Fortune Small Business ranked Fort Worth the ninth-best place in the nation to “Live and Launch a business."