Albuquerque, N.M.

Share of jobs in strong industries: 36.9%
Number of workers: 249,449
Metro area unemployment rate: 4.8%
Agriculture jobs: 0.35%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical jobs (legal, accounting etc.): 9.45%
Education jobs: 9.43%
Health-care jobs: 11.67%
Public Administration (Government) jobs: 5.96%

Albuquerque's major employers include the University of New Mexico, the Kirtland Air Force Base, and Intel.