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Top 10 Cities For Sports Related Job Growth

Earlier today, Forbes reported on the Sports-Related Jobs With The Strongest Growth, based on data released today by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists.

To demonstrate the huge growth seen in many pockets of this industry, CareerBuilder examined the jobs created by Sports Teams and Clubs in cities across the country that are home to NFL teams. Additionally, the data explores how many jobs are created in non-sports-related industries per every 100 sports-related jobs.

The 10 cities that appear here saw the most growth in sports-related jobs from 2010 to 2014. The markets with the greatest growth are largely concentrated in the eastern half of the country, led by Pittsburgh, which saw a whopping 56% growth in sports-related jobs since 2010.

5660 Sports Jobs in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2014 sports jobs: 5,660
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 56%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 2%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 422

 

2,872 jobs in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida

2014 sports jobs: 2,872
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 38%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 8%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 444

 

7,363 sports jobs in Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia

2014 sports jobs: 7,363
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 29%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 8%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 187

 

2,079 sports jobs in Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

2014 sports jobs: 2,079
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 26%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 2%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 552

 

7,163 Sports Jobs in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

2014 sports jobs: 7,163
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 22%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 6%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 504

 

3,196 sports jobs in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio

2014 sports jobs: 3,196
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 22%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 4%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 539

 

4033 sports jobs in Denver

Denver, Colorado

2014 sports jobs: 4,033
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 22%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 10%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 561

 

13,863 sports jobs in Miami

Miami, Florida

2014 sports jobs: 13,863
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 21%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 9%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 552

 

10956 sports jobs in Dallas

Dallas, Texas

2014 sports jobs: 10,956
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 19%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 10%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 434

 

7,622 sports jobs in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014 sports jobs: 7,622
Sports-related job growth since 2010: 18%
Job growth in all industries since 2010: 2%
Jobs that would be added non-sports industries per 100 new jobs in Sports Teams and Clubs: 343

 

@KathrynDillThis article was written by Kathryn Dill from Forbes and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network. Learn more about SmartRecruiters, the only platform managers and candidates love.

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