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2016 Green Card Report: Top Work City

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Category: All | Case Status | Country | Visa | Job Title | Occupation | Industry | Work City | Work State
RankWork CityGreen Card PetitionsAverage Salary
104Newark, DE136$94,238
105Sterling, VA134$79,296
106Ashburn, VA133$100,061
106Naperville, IL133$88,913
108Canonsburg, PA130$92,443
109El Segundo, CA129$114,002
109Wilmington, DE129$97,567
111Verona, WI126$107,996
112Morganton, NC123$20,263
113Cleveland, OH122$115,082
114Madison, WI121$87,204
115Foster City, CA119$119,077
116Jamesburg, NJ118$97,435
117Parsippany, NJ117$111,039
117Rockville, MD117$87,926
117Bethlehem, GA117$20,208
117Claxton, GA117$19,447
121Vienna, VA116$94,787
122Orlando, FL114$95,561
122Duluth, GA114$73,579
124San Bruno, CA105$124,059
124Savannah, GA105$47,536
126Addison, TX104$96,283
126Baton Rouge, LA104$79,365
128Las Vegas, NV103$89,288
128Fort Lauderdale, FL103$86,239
128Winesburg, OH103$18,245
131Stamford, CT102$118,499
132Cincinnati, OH100$101,773
132Fort Worth, TX100$92,909
134Northville, MI99$90,221
134North Kansas City, MO99$79,021
136Greenwood Village, CO98$98,271
137King Of Prussia, PA97$91,610
138Milwaukee, WI96$111,865
139Long Island City, NY95$79,672
140Memphis, TN93$75,393
141Round Rock, TX92$100,789
141Morrisville, NC92$64,906
143Worcester, MA91$97,208
144San Ramon, CA90$110,856
145Bronx, NY89$98,081
145Ridge Spring, SC89$16,848
147Englewood, CO88$98,842
148City Of Industry, CA87$71,715
149Auburn Hills, MI85$96,841
149Moon Township, PA85$94,324
Note: To obtain employment based green card in United States, most foreign workers will have to go through 3 steps: 1). Permanent Labor Certification(ETA Form 9089), 2). Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker(Form I-140), 3). Adjust of Status to a permanent resident of the United States(Form I485).

The above report lists the top Work City who have filed the largest numbers of permanent labor certifications under PERM in fiscal year 2015. The Green Card Petitions on the report is the number of permanent labor certifications for Green Card filed under PERM. The number includes certified, withdrawn, denied and certified but withdrawn certifications. The Average Salary is the average proffered salary on ETA Form 9089.

A permanent labor certification issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) allows an employer to hire a foreign worker to work permanently in the United States. Once received (if required), the employer then files an Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, Form I-140, with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the appropriate employment-based preference category.

The Department of Labor must certify to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that 1). there are no qualified Americian workers(U.S. Citizens or permanent residents) able, willing, qualified and available to accept the job at the prevailing wage for that occupation in the area of intended employment, 2) employment of the alien will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of similarly employed American workers, like U.S. citizents or permanent residents.

Sometimes the green card sponsors did not enter a specific salary on ETA Form 9089, but used a salary range with minimum and maximum salary. Our algorithm uses the middle point of the range to calculate the average salary. Please review the certification details to understand the salary range.

For example, the first three records on this report mean that in fiscal year 2015, 136 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Newark, DE. The average salary of those 136 permanent labor certifications was $94,238. 134 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Sterling, VA. The average salary of those 134 permanent labor certifications was $79,296. 133 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Ashburn, VA. The average salary of those 133 permanent labor certifications was $100,061.

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