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2020 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
102Kirkland, WA152$146,292
103Pine Mountain Valley, GA150$20,877
104Warren, NJ148$99,345
105Las Vegas, NV146$91,916
105Louisville, KY146$69,734
107Redwood Shores, CA144$148,853
108Durham, NC143$111,920
108Boise, ID143$96,523
110Torrance, CA142$73,595
111Novi, MI140$96,952
112El Segundo, CA139$119,244
113Burlington, MA136$120,958
114Scottsdale, AZ135$98,172
115Woodland Hills, CA131$98,908
116San Bruno, CA129$138,519
116Norcross, GA129$62,597
118North Brunswick, NJ127$113,517
118Ann Arbor, MI127$98,336
118Portland, OR127$95,108
118Tempe, AZ127$79,250
122Lula, GA125$20,966
123Armonk, NY123$111,079
123Natick, MA123$103,256
123Fort Lauderdale, FL123$85,080
126Round Rock, TX121$117,806
127Baltimore, MD119$89,776
128Nashville, TN118$88,889
128Rockville, MD118$78,600
130Arlington, VA117$96,664
131Columbia, MD116$99,352
131Aliso Viejo, CA116$92,744
131Hialeah, FL116$34,970
131Jersey Village, TX116$30,992
135Columbus, IN115$94,719
136Boca Raton, FL113$75,134
137Memphis, TN112$106,440
138Fort Worth, TX109$107,497
138Duluth, GA109$86,608
140Bentonville, AR108$84,957
141Cleveland, OH106$133,773
142Overland Park, KS104$93,481
142Ashburn, VA104$90,370
144Madison, WI102$98,199
144Alexandria, VA102$47,745
144Hyannis, MA102$36,031
147Research Triangle Park, NC101$117,473
148Coral Gables, FL100$85,278
149Brea, CA99$103,346
149Livonia, MI99$99,080
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 2019. 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 The number includes certified, withdrawn, denied and certified but withdrawn certifications.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 2019, 152 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Kirkland, WA. The average salary of those 152 permanent labor certifications was $146,292. 150 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Pine Mountain Valley, GA. The average salary of those 150 permanent labor certifications was $20,877. 148 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Warren, NJ. The average salary of those 148 permanent labor certifications was $99,345.

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