There will be a whole new class of college graduates entering the job market in the coming weeks, and they’ll have a big decision to make when it comes to their career. While some will just move back home and look for a job, others will move to places where it may be easier to start their career, and now a new report reveals where those places are.
- WalletHub has come out with a list of the Best Places to Start a Career.
- The site looked at more than 180 cities in the United States, judging them 27 key factors in areas of Professional Opportunities and Quality of Life.
- Factors include things like the amount of entry level jobs, average starting salary and workforce, as well as commute time, average population between 25 and 34, fun-friendliness and more.
- Topping the list this year is Salt Lake City, Utah, with a score of 65.12 out of 100, landing in at four for Professional Opportunities and fifth for Quality of Life.
- Miami, Florida, seventh overall, is tops for Professional Opportunities, while Madison, Wisconsin is tops for Quality of Life.
Top Ten Best Cities To Start A Career
- Salt Lake City, UT
- Orlando, FL
- Atlanta, GA
- Austin, TX
- Seattle, WA
- Boise, ID
- Miami, FL
- Tampa, FL
- Portland, FL
- Columbia, SC
- On the flipside, North Las Vegas, Nevada comes in dead last with a score of 32.90, and ranking in the bottom ten for both Professional Opportunities and Quality of Life.
Ten Worst Cities To Start A Career
- North Las Vegas, NV
- Shreveport, LA
- New York, NY
- Santa Clarita, CA
- Casper, WY
- Newark, NJ
- Pembroke Pines, FL
- Long Beach, CA
- Anchorage, AK
- Juno, AK
Click here to see where your city falls on the list