Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career

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

Still looking for an entry-level job? Try one of these 10 cities.

4. Denver

Unemployment rate: 8.6%

Average entry-level salary: $48,000

Rent: Average one-bedroom costs $780

Major employers: Ball, Coors, United Airlines, University of Colorado Hospital and U.S. Bank.



3. Boston

Unemployment rate: 7.1% — the lowest of the top 10

Average entry-level salary: $52,000

Rent: Average one-bedroom costs $1,700

Major employers: Massachusetts General Hospital, Fidelity Investments, Gillette Company, Boston Globe and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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