Austin continued to gain jobs in May, continuing the year-over-year growth that began in April. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest results showing only 4 U.S. Metropolitan Areas experienced positive job growth for the month of May. Not only did Austin see growth, we ranked as the #1 Best Performing Among the Top 50 Metro Areas. Raw gains, which we’ve reported previously, of 4,000 net jobs represented a 0.5% growth from May 2009. Dallas also saw positive growth and ranked third on the latest report.