Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career
Still looking for an entry-level job? Try one of these 10 cities.
By Kathryn Knight Randolph
September 14, 2011
Unemployment rate: 8.9% —slightly lower than national average of 9.1%
Average entry-level salary: $37,000
Rent: Average 1-bedroom costs $1,200
Major employers: Comcast, Aramark, Vanguard Group, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Bank of America.
7. Washington D.C.
Unemployment rate: 10.8%
Average entry-level salary: $57,000
Rent: Average 1-bedroom costs $1,100
Major employers: Federal government, George Washington University, National Oceanic and Atmospheric and Washington Post Co.
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