DFW Job Market

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UNT Dallas is our city’s emerging urban university and your pathway to a professional career in our world-class job market and beyond.


Dallas-Fort Worth has been named the very best job market in the country by Forbes and a Top 10 market for recent college graduates entering

the job market by LinkedIn. And Dallas-Fort Worth is the second-fastest-growing metropolitan area in the country, so there are even more dynamic career opportunities on the horizon.

Employment in the Dallas metropolitan area has expanded 20.3% over the past five years – including 4.2% in the last year alone – with

robust job creation in professional and business services, as well as sectors like tech, health, retail, wholesale trade and hospitality.

UNT Dallas is dedicated to putting students on their own, unique career pathways and gaining on-the-job experience as part of high-impact internships and practical learning. We also have a dedicated career services team to help our students and alumni learn more about the DFW job market: