Midland/Odessa Best Cities to Get a Job

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

There is no reason to be unemployed in the Basin. According to, the best place in the Nation to get a job is in the Permian Basin.

Several cities in Texas are considered the fastest growers.

On the list, Odessa comes in at number one and Midland trails right behind with the number two spot.

Of course, it's being attributed to our energy rich cities.

Over the past decade, Texas has added over 200,000 high paying gas and oil jobs.

However, the gas and oil industry doesn't get all the credit, our state also leads in industrial job growth, technology and services.