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The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Finding a Job In 2017

Patrick Allan , Gawker Media

If you're hoping to land a new gig in the new year, these cities are the best places to start looking.

To determine the best cities for jobs, WalletHub took a look at the job market and socioeconomic environment for the 150 most populated areas across the U.S. The data includes metrics from 23 categories, including the number of job opportunities, employment growth rate, median salaries, job security, employee benefits, and even worker commutes to help assess general well being. According to WalletHub's experts, these are the top five cities for jobs this year:

  1. Scottsdale, AZ
  2. Plano, TX
  3. Orlando, FL
  4. Sioux Falls, SD
  5. San Francisco, CA

The five worst cities include Buffalo, NY, Newark, NJ, Bakersfield, CA, Fresno, CA, and lastly, Detroit, MI. You can find the complete list, and learn more about the report's methodology, at the link below.

2017's Best & Worst Cities for Jobs | WalletHub

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