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

Cheapism Logo By Ashley M. Biggers of Cheapism | Slide 2 of 22: Even with household-name corporations in town such as Exxon Mobile, Dow Chemical, and Turner Industries, Baton Rouge’s job market is only comparable to similarly sized cities. Its unemployment rate tracks with the national average, and the average starting annual salary is slightly below.Related: Most Satisfying Jobs That Also Pay Well

10th Worst: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Even with household-name corporations in town such as Exxon Mobile, Dow Chemical, and Turner Industries, Baton Rouge’s job market is only comparable to similarly sized cities. Its unemployment rate tracks with the national average, and the average starting annual salary is slightly below.

Related: Most Satisfying Jobs That Also Pay Well

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