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.

2. Cleveland

Unemployment rate: 8.2%

Average entry-level salary: $43,000

Rent: Average one-bedroom costs $630

Major employers: Cleveland Clinic, Progressive Corp, KeyCorp, Ford and Sherwin-Williams



1. Hartford – New Haven

Unemployment rate: 9.7%

Average entry-level salary: $50,000

Rent: Average one-bedroom costs $900

Major employers: United Technologies Corp, Hartford HealthCare, Aetna, Bank of American and ESPN.

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