10 best cities for jobs in 2019
The robust jobs market has continued to hold fast, and there are some parts of the country especially where jobs are plentiful. Having this knowledge gives employers in these locations valuable insight on where they might want to boost benefit offerings to find and keep talent.
Finance website WalletHub evaluated cities with some of the best and worst opportunities for work.
In order to determine the best and worst job markets in the U.S., WalletHub analysts compared 182 U.S. cities — the 150 most populated cities, plus at least two of the most populated cities in each state — across two key dimensions: “job market” and “socio-economic environment.” The personal-finance website assigned heavier weight to the former as the factors in that category most heavily influence a job seeker’s decision in terms of relocation for employment.
The job market ranking, comprising 80 points total, included a number of data points on job opportunities, employment growth and job securities. The socioeconomic portion, totaling 20 points, included data on median annual incomes, workplace accessibility and housing affordability.
The following cities ranked highest on WalletHub’s list. The full report can be