Working in the USA

Written by on January 3, 2019

With the unemployment rate at an eighteen-year low of 3.7 percent and employers expecting to hire 16.6 percent more college graduates from the Class of 2019 than from the previous graduating cohort, the personal-finance website WalletHub has ranked the strongest job markets in the U.S. They compared more than 180 cities across 30 key metrics. The data set ranges from job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary.      
Best vs. Worse
Gilbert, Arizona has the highest median annual household income (adjusted by cost of living) at $92,175 which is 3.5 times higher than the lowest which is Hialeah, Florida at $26,495.

Fremont, California, has the lowest share of workers living in poverty, 1.84 percent, which is 10.3 times lower than in Huntington, West Virginia, the city with the highest at 18.86 percent of workers in poverty.

When it comes to the “Best Cities for Jobs” it is a win again for Arizona with Scottsdale ranked in the numbed one slot. The leader of the pack in “worst” column is Detroit, Michigan.

As for Wyoming: Cheyenne ranked at 104 and Casper at 126.

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