Best Cities To Find A Job In 2019

The City Beautiful comes in at number 3!

January 3, 2019
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I remember when I first arrived in Orlando there were "Help Wanted" signs everywhere and then, our economy took a hit after the housing bubble bust. Slowly, we've been getting back to nornal and just in the last year, I've noticed, wow, they're back! Help Wanted signs everywhere! If you live in Orlando finding employment should be relatively easy. 

Orlando, the City Beautiful, comes in third place among cities where you can find a job! Wallethub.com did all the work for us and listed the cities where unemployment was lowest and cost of living along with other factors helped make those cities ideal to get a fresh start in 2019. To determine the strongest local job markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 30 key metrics. The data set ranges from job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary.

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent jobs report, the national unemployment rate has fallen to an eighteen-year low of 3.7 percent while hiring is up with employers expecting to hire 16.6 percent more college graduates from the Class of 2019.

With 2018 behind us, it’s time to think about fresh starts, whether that means small changes or a complete life overhaul. For many people, finding a new 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 an eighteen-year low of 3.7 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 16.6 percent more members from the Class of 2019 than from the previous graduating cohort.

But your luck of finding work depends largely on location. To help you with the job hunt, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 30 key indicators of job-market strength. They range from job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary.

Best Places to Find a Job (complete list click here)

1. Scottsdale, AZ

2. Columbia, MD

3. Orlando, FL

4. San Francisco, CA

5. Colorado Springs, CO

6. Portland, ME

7. Plano, TX

8. Washington, DC

9. Boston, MA

10. Chandler, AZ

Now overall best city to find job opportunities was? You guessed it: Orlando! ~grace