Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers

Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers

NerdWallet conducted a study analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities for the best cities to find work in.

Source: NerdWallet: Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers – Phoenix Business Journal

In a recent NerdWallet ranking of the top cities for job seekers, Phoenix ranked 50th.

Using the unemployment rate for the city, employed population growth, median annual earnings for full-time workers, and median monthly rent NerdWallet ranked the 100 largest U.S. cities and found Austin, Texas to be the top city for job seekers.

While Phoenix fell in the middle of the pack, other Valley cities ranked higher including Mesa, Scottsdale and Glendale.

Here are where the Arizona cities ranked:

21. Mesa
26. Scottsdale
28. Glendale
50. Phoenix
53. Gilbert
63. Chandler
85. Tucson

Here are the top 10 cities NerdWallet ranked for job hunters:

  1. Austin, Texas
  2. Denver, Colorado
  3. Nashville, Tennessee
  4. Seattle, Washington
  5. Durham, North Carolina
  6. Atlanta, Georgia
  7. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  8. Lincoln, Nebraska
  9. Irving, Texas
  10. Raleigh, North Carolina

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