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As Hiring Surges, These Are the Best and Worst Job Markets

Cheapism Logo By Ashley M. Biggers of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 22: The job market has suffered a tumultuous few years, but things are surprisingly on the upswing. The U.S. economy has regained all jobs lost in the last couple years of the pandemic, according to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In July, the economy gained some 528,000 jobs, about twice as many as economists expected. This is the lowest jobless rate since February 2020. So for those looking for work, this is great news. WalletHub compared 182 cities based on factors such as job opportunities, employment growth, and average starting salary as well as socioeconomic factors including their average commute, housing affordability, and recreational friendliness. If you want to know the best and worst job markets in the country, start here. (What's the job market like in your area? Tell us in the comments.)Related: Secret Tips to Get Your Dream Job

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The job market has suffered a tumultuous few years, but things are surprisingly on the upswing. The U.S. economy has regained all jobs lost in the last couple years of the pandemic, according to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In July, the economy gained some 528,000 jobs, about twice as many as economists expected. This is the lowest jobless rate since February 2020. So for those looking for work, this is great news. WalletHub compared 182 cities based on factors such as job opportunities, employment growth, and average starting salary as well as socioeconomic factors including their average commute, housing affordability, and recreational friendliness. If you want to know the best and worst job markets in the country, start here. (What's the job market like in your area? Tell us in the comments.)

Related: Secret Tips to Get Your Dream Job

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