Find a Job

If you’re looking to find a job for a fresh start in the new year, then you’ll be interested to know that Orlando is among the best places to find a job, according to a new WalletHub analysis.

To help you with the job hunt, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators of job-market strength, ranging from job opportunities and employment growth to monthly average starting salary.

The top 10 best cities for jobs included:

  1. Chandler, Ariz.
  2. Scottsdale, Ariz.
  3. San Francisco
  4. Peoria, Ariz.
  5. Gilbert, Ariz.
  6. Plano, Texas
  7. Portland, Maine
  8. Irvine, Calif.
  9. Madison, Wis.
  10. Boston

Orlando, by the way, came in at No. 13, besting all other Florida metro areas. Tampa ranked next highest at No. 16, while Jacksonville came in at No. 76 and Miami at No. 85.

With 2017 behind us, it’s time to think about fresh starts again. But whether that means a small change or a complete life overhaul, find a job or better job will be a top resolution.

If that’s your mission for the new year, it’s a good time to be on the job market. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent jobs report, the national unemployment rate has fallen to a 17-year low of 4.1 percent while hiring is up.

College graduates, especially, will see a strong boost in their job prospects. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers plan to hire 4 percent more members from the Class of 2018 than from the previous graduating cohort.

But your luck to find a job depends largely on location. To help you with the job hunt, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators of job-market strength. They range from job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary. Read on for our findings, additional insight from our panel of experts and a full description of our methodology.

Check out the full rankings here.

Thank you: Orlando Business Journal

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