Fertile Places to Plant Yourself
The job market has suffered two tumultuous years but is recovering slowly, with an unemployment rate of 3.6% in April after hitting an all-time high of 14.7% in 2020. Workers are in high demand but amid the Great Resignation are being more selective than ever in the jobs they’ll accept — which could make it helpful to know the best places to look. WalletHub compared 182 cities based on factors such as job opportunities, employment growth, and average starting salary as well as socioeconomic factors including their average commute, housing affordability, and recreational friendliness. If you want to know the best and worst job markets in the country, start here.
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