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15 Cities With The Best Job Opportunities In The US In 2017

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Do you know the best job markets in the United States if you’re considering job hunting this year?

Its too awkward to conclude on assumptions or to start searching based on what your friends and neighbors are saying. There’s a smarter way out. Job market analysts!

So, to make your job search a whole lot easier, WalletHub’s analysts compared the most 150 populated cities in the United States considering two key dimensions: Job markets and Socioeconomic Environment.

They also considered 23 key metrics including job opportunities, employment growth, unemployment rate and median annual household income among others. So let’s find out the outcome of their research and analysis.

15 Best Job Markets In The US In 2017

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1. Scottsdale, Arizona

Why exactly is Scottsdale rated as the leading job market in the US IN 2017? Wallet Hub has an answer. Scottsdale has one of the highest median annual household income and some of the best employee benefits across the country.

Scottsdale_Waterfront Job opportunities

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 22

Employment growth: 3.29%

Median annual household income:$76,421

Scottsdale boasts of low transportation costs and easy access to internship makes the city the right place for almost any job hunter across the country.

2. Plano, Texas

This city’s employment figure may not be as huge as many people expect. But the city is ranked number for the number of full-time employees compared to part-time employees. The city is also ranked third for disability friendliness of employers, housing affordability and for family.

Plano Job opportunities

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 29

Employment growth: -0.11%

Median annual household income:$83,128

3. Orlando, Florida

If you’re a young professional looking for job, Orlando should be one of the best cities on your job search list. The city boasts of the most job opportunities, access to internship and there are many singles too.

Orlando Job opportunities

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 1

Employment growth: -1.27%

Median annual household income:$43,094

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4. Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This city has the lowest unemployment rate among all the cities analyzed by WalletHub. Sioux Falls is ranked fourth best place for families.

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No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 27

Employment growth: 1.58%

Median annual household income:$56,143

With an employment growth rate of 1.58% Sioux Falls is a great city for job hunters in 2017.

5. San Francisco, California

WalletHub ranks this city No 7 for singles and No 1 for low transportation cost.

Job opportunities,

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 19

Employment growth: 2.43%

Median annual household income:$46,085

6. Rancho Cucamonga, California

Regardless of its middling amount of job opportunities, this “sandy place” has the greatest annual job growth and a very low underemployment rate.

Job opportunities in Rancho

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 89

Employment growth: 5.76%

Median annual household income:$57,758

7. Chandler, Arizona

This city is ranked fifth in the median annual household income and boasts of being near to the lowest number of employed residents living below the poverty line.

 No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 66

Employment growth: -0.02%

Median annual household income:$75,803

8. Salt Lake City, Utah

According to WalletHub, Salt Lake City is ranked is ranked No. 7 for industry variety and low unemployment, and ranked No. 2 for job opportunities.

Job opportunities, Salt Lake City

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 2

Employment growth: 2.89%

Median annual household income:$49,007

9. Tempe, Arizona

This city is rated No. 7 for workplace accessibility. The city provides several jobs that are accessible by a 30-minute transit ride. On average, residents of this city spend only eight hours a day working and commuting. Tempe currently occupies the No. 10 spot for cities in the “Working and Commuting Time” category.

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 32

Employment growth: 2.84%

Median annual household income:$51,107

10. Raleigh, North Carolina

This city has the second best employment outlook the eleventh-best job security and median annual household income.

Job opportunities Raleigh

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 34

Employment growth: 0.92%

Median annual household income: $61,213

11. Peoria, Illinois

This city is ranked No. 7 in median annual household income. Peoria also boasts of the seventh-smallest percentage of employed residents who live under the poverty line (4.3%).

Job opportunities Peoria

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 92

Employment growth: 3.50%

Median annual income: $63,376

12. Miami, Florida

What Miami lacks in average earnings it makes up for with access to internships and employment outlook, earning No. 1 and No. 2 spots in these respective categories.

Job opportunities in Miami

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 13

Employment growth: 0.37%

Median annual household income:$27,650

13. Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu occupies the No. 1 spot for employment outlook, according to the Manpower Group Outlook survey, which asks 11,000 American hiring managers about their hiring plans for the quarter. Most of its employed inhabitants have private health insurance, earning it a No. 5 spot for benefits.

Job opportunities in Honolulu

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 65

Employment growth: 0.21%

Median annual household income:$32,647

14. Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Regardless of being a bit low in terms of employment growth, this coastal city earns its spot on the list with its access to internships and bright economic outlook, which places it at No. 2 in the latter category.

Job opportunities in Fort Lauderdale

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 12

Employment growth: -1.16%

Median annual household income:$44,464

15. Fort Wayne, Indiana

Nearly half of all the people with disabilities in Garland are employed, earning it the No. 3 spot for “disability friendliness of employers.” The Texas city is also the eighth best in terms of housing affordability and median annual household income.

Job opportunities in Fort Wyane

No. of job opportunities rank (out of 150): 59

Employment growth: 5.27%

Median annual household income:$50,782

I guess you know exactly where to start searching for jobs this year. Once you get that dream job, don’t hesitate to plan your moving with us. We’ll give you all the support you need to hire a moving company, moving labor, or a moving truck for a DIY move.

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