One of the fastest growing job sectors is the green economy, which added 3.1 million jobs last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Where are the green jobs growing and what potential do they hold for the future U.S. economy?
By 2020, the U.S. is expected to add nearly 7 million creative class jobs. Where will these jobs be? Workers may not have to go to a big city to find them anymore. They are becoming an integral part of the creative economy growing across the U.S.
The Office of Industry Analysis within the U.S. International Trade Administration notes that exports in the top 25 U.S. metros rose 21 percent in 2010 compared to 2009, and that the 369 metros were data was available recorded an eye-popping $1.1 trillion in exports in 2010.