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

Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career

6. San Francisco

Unemployment rate: 10.1%

Average entry-level salary: $57,000

Rent: Average 1-bedroom costs $1,600

Major employers: Wells Fargo, Gap Inc, California Pacific Medical Center, Charles Schwab and Macy’s West.



5. Minneapolis

Unemployment rate: 7.5%

Average entry-level salary: $43,000

Rent: Average one-bedroom costs $800

Major employers: Target, 3M Co, Ameriprise Financial, General Mills Inc and Best Buy Co.

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