If your goal in the New Year is to find a new job you may want to consider whether where you live is going to make that harder. There’s no doubt there are some cities where more jobs are available than others, and thanks to a new WalletHub report we now know which ones they are.
The site just came out with their list of the Bet 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.
- Burlington, Vermont is tops for Socio-Economic rank, although it ranks 124thoverall.
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.