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Best and Worst Cities for Jobs

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With “get a better job” being one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions in the U.S., the unemployment rate dropping to its lowest since 2007 and employers expecting to hire nearly 6 percent more college graduates from the Class of 2017 than they did from the previous graduating class, WalletHub conducted an analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Jobs. In order to identify the strongest local job markets in the U.S., WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 of the most populated cities across 23 key metrics, including “job opportunities” to “employment growth” to “monthly median starting salary.”

Best Cities for Jobs

1. Scottsdale, AZ
2. Plano, TX
3. Orlando, FL
4. Sioux Falls, SD
5. San Francisco, CA
6. Rancho Cucamonga, CA
7. Chandler, AZ
8. Salt Lake City, UT
9. Tempe, AZ
10. Raleigh, NC

Worst Cities for Jobs

141. Rochester, NY
142. Tallahassee, FL
143. Cleveland, OH
144. Worcester, MA
145. Oxnard, CA
146. Buffalo, NY
147. Newark, NJ
148. Bakersfield, CA
149. Fresno, CA
150. Detroit, MI

This article was written by chris@canyonmedia.net