Wallet Hub just came out with their list of the Best Cities to Find Jobs, looking at 180 U.S. cities, judging them on 31 key indicators, including:
- Job Market, which takes into account job opportunities, employment growth, monthly average starting salary and more.
- Socio-Economic rank, which looks at median annual income, work and commute times, transit options and more.
So, where should you move if you want an easier time finding a new job?
- The answer is Scottsdale, Arizona, which scored an overall 65.50 out of 100 and comes in second for Job Market and fourth for Socio-Economic rank.
- South Burlington, Vermont, which ranks second overall, tops the list for Job Market.
Columbia SC came in 119th overall with a ranking of 121st for Job Market and 95th for Socio Economics. Charleston came in 16th, Atlanta 26th, Charlotte 104th and Augusta 159th.
Top Ten Best Cities To Find Jobs
- Scottsdale, AZ
- South Burlington, VT
- San Francisco, CA
- Austin, TX
- Fremont, CA
- Chandler, AZ
- Boston, MA
- Tempe, AZ
- Portland, ME
- Boise, ID
As for the worst city to find a job, that “honor” goes to Detroit, Michigan which earned an overall score of 38.40 and ranks dead last for Socio-Economic rank and close to the bottom for Job Market.