Seattle is the Nation’s Second-Biggest New AI Job Hotspot


A recent analysis identifies Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose as the top three new AI job hotspots in the United States. Seattle ranks second among cities with at least 500,000 residents, boasting 74.4 new AI job listings per 100,000 residents in the first quarter of 2024, with San Jose leading at 142.4 listings and San Francisco following at 49.3. Seattle remains among the nation’s top 10 job markets, drawing workers with job opportunities, wage growth, and affordability, as noted in assessments by the Wall Street Journal and Moody’s Analytics.