U.S. September Monster Local Market Employment Index

Online job recruitment grew in 13 of 28 cities surveyed last month. The following table ranks online job availability by major metro area.

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                   Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March
                    2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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 Atlanta             104    108    103    101    101     99     94
 Baltimore            60     60     58     57     55     53     49
 Boston               87     87     84     81     83     83     80
 Chicago              99     97     92     91     92     90     88
 Cincinnati          102    103     99     99     95     94     88
 Cleveland           134    128    123    118    116    116    108
 Dallas              120    118    115    111    114    112    107
 Denver              113    111    108    107    107    107    102
 Detroit             126    126    119    111    109    115    109
 Houston             142    136    135    132    130    129    126
 Indianapolis        112    109    106    101     99    100     92
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                   Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March
                    2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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 Kansas City         113    111    106    103    101     97     90
 Los Angeles          74     76     71     71     72     71     69
 Miami                81     79     79     80     83     85     79
 Minneapolis         120    117    114    113    109    107     99
 New York City        86     90     86     86     85     85     83
 Orlando              70     69     68     63     65     65     59
 Philadelphia         70     72     68     64     66     69     63
 Phoenix              79     78     75     75     77     78     75
 Pittsburgh          176    177    169    166    160    157    149
 Portland            106    108    108    108    100     97     90
 Sacramento           85     85     81     81     80     80     77
 San Diego            84     83     82     81     81     81     78
 San Francisco        86     88     83     81     80     79     78
 Seattle             124    127    123    118    117    117    112
 St. Louis           128    133    131    133    123    125    119
 Tampa Bay            89     91     92     90     93     95     87
 Washington DC        63     61     57     54     53     53     50
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                   Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March
                    2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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NOTE: The index is not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCE: Monster Worldwide http://www.monsterworldwide.com/Public_Relations/eindex.html

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