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The 10 Best Cities for Jobs
These 10 cities have the highest Glassdoor Job Score*, determined by using three key factors: how easy it is to get a job (hiring opportunity), how affordable it is to live there (cost of living), and how satisfied employees are working there (job satisfaction).
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Thinking about moving to a new city for a job? Turns out, all cities are not created equal for jobs. Glassdoor, the jobs and recruiting marketplace, has a new report highlighting the ten best cities for jobs to help you find which cities stand out over the rest.

These 10 cities have the highest Glassdoor Job Score*, determined by using three key factors: how easy it is to get a job (hiring opportunity), how affordable it is to live there (cost of living), and how satisfied employees are working there (job satisfaction).

Check out which cities made the top 10:

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Capitol Building, Capitol Hill, U.S. Capitol building, Washington DC

10. Washington, D.C.

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.7

  • Number of Job Openings: 116,770
  • Population: 6,033,737
  • Median Base Salary: $61,000
  • Median Home Value: $361,200
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.4
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San Antonio, riverwalk

9. San Antonio, TX

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.7

  • Number of Job Openings: 29,980
  • Population: 2,328,652
  • Median Base Salary: $40,000
  • Median Home Value: $147,600
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.3
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Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, horse racing, roses, kentrucky derby

8. Louisville, KY

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.7

  • Number of Job Openings: 16,295
  • Population: 1,269,702
  • Median Base Salary: $40,000
  • Median Home Value: $131,100
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.2
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Burbank California

7. San Jose, CA

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.7

  • Number of Job Openings: 51,439
  • Population: 1,952,872
  • Median Base Salary: $99,000
  • Median Home Value: $863,800
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.5

 

Salt Lake City, Utah, downtown Salt Lake City

6. Salt Lake City, UT

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.8

  • Number of Job Openings: 17,970
  • Population: 1,153,340
  • Median Base Salary: $44,000
  • Median Home Value: $224,000
  • Job Satisfaction Rating:  3.4
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Seattle Space Needle, Seattle, Washington

5. Seattle, WA

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9

  • Number of Job Openings: 69,423
  • Population: 3,671,478
  • Median Base Salary: $70,000
  • Median Home Value: $344,700
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.3

 

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Austin, Texas, SXSW Festival

4. Austin, TX

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9

  • Number of Job Openings: 33,198
  • Population: 1,943,299
  • Median Base Salary: $50,000
  • Median Home Value: $226,400
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.3

 

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oklahoma city, oklahoma, farm, farming

3. Oklahoma City, OK

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9

  • Number of Job Openings: 16,759
  • Population: 1,336,767
  • Median Base Salary: $38,100
  • Median Home Value: $129,400
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.3

 

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Kansas City, Missouri

2. Kansas City, MO

Glassdoor Job Score: 3.9

  • Number of Job Openings: 28,786
  • Population: 2,071,133
  • Median Base Salary: $46,000
  • Median Home Value: $138,500
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.2
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Raleigh North Carolina Rental

1. Raleigh, NC 

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.1

  • Number of Job Openings: 24,146
  • Population: 1,242,974
  • Median Base Salary: $50,950
  • Median Home Value: $198,400
  • Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.3
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The 10 Best Cities for Jobs

These 10 cities have the highest Glassdoor Job Score*, determined by using three key factors: how easy it is to get a job (hiring opportunity), how affordable it is to live there (cost of living), and how satisfied employees are working there (job satisfaction).

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