Looking to Start a Career? Look Here

Salt Lake City is the place to be: WalletHub
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted May 17, 2018 2:32 PM CDT
Looking to Start a Career? Look Here
Graduates attend the SJ Quinney College of Law commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on May 11.   (Kristin Murphy /The Deseret News via AP)

As intimidating as it might sound, starting a career doesn't have to be difficult, and in certain US cities, it isn't. That's according to WalletHub, which rates more than 180 US cities on a variety of factors, including the availability of entry-level jobs, quality of life, and job satisfaction. The resulting ranking shows the best and worst US cities for those starting a career, with Salt Lake City coming out on top. The winners and losers, with a score out of 100:


  1. Salt Lake City, Utah: 68
  2. Orlando, Fla.: 66
  3. Atlanta, Ga.: 65
  4. Charleston, SC: 61
  5. Tempe, Ariz.: 60
  1. Santa Clarita, Calif.: 34
  2. Shreveport, La.: 34
  3. Oxnard, Calif.: 34
  4. Hialeah, Fla.: 35
  5. Newark, NJ: 35
Click for the full list or see which US cities are growing and shrinking the fastest.
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