The Best & Worst Cities for Finding a Job in 2021
COVID has been tough on a lot of folks, particularly those who lost their job during the pandemic. Losing your job, of course, can be incredibly devastating, no matter how much you loved or hated it - because at least it helped get the bills paid and put food on the table! All things considered, however, it"s important not to give up hope if you lost a job, even if you"ve been searching for a while now.
When searching for a new job, opportunities are going to be different for nearly every city in the country. In one city, you might earn more money but the number of available positions might be fewer than in another. WalletHub conducted a study of 2021"s Best Cities for Jobs, based on the job market and socio-economics. The study includes over 180 cities and ranks them based on the number of job opportunities, employment growth, starting salary, and unemployment rate, among other factors.
If you are looking for a new job, we"ve highlighted some of the best options for the current job market as well as the worst. Although moving to a new city or state may not be ideal for everyone, you may just happen to live in, or nearby, a city where opportunities boundless. Here are the best and worst cities for finding a job in 2021.