With 7.1 Million Openings, These Are The 10 Best Cities To Find Jobs Right Now

With 7.1 million Openings, These Are The 10 Best Cities To Find Jobs Right Now

Even though there is a huge surplus of jobs with more than 7 million openings – a new record high – there are still over 6.2 million people on the job search.

But if you’re still living in the suburbs or big cities like New York City or San Francisco, it may be the right time to move.

According to a new report from Glassdoor.com, cities such as Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Indianapolis are the best overall places to find that new job you are looking for.

In determining the list of best cities for new jobs, the recruiting site Glassdoor measured three key factors: how easy the process was, how affordable it is to live there and how happy employees are working there.

Here are Glassdoor.com’s 10 best cities for finding jobs right now.

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1. Pittsburgh, PA

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.7

•             Job Openings: 91,849

•             Median Base Salary: $46,500

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.2

•             Median Home Value: $141,300

•             Hot Jobs: Financial Advisor, Registered Nurse, Warehouse Associate

2. St. Louis, MO

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.3

•             Job Openings: 75,061

•             Median Base Salary: $48,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.5

•             Median Home Value: $161,400

•             Hot Jobs: Cloud Engineer, Business Analyst, Insurance Agent

3. Indianapolis, IN

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.3

•             Job Openings: 55,344

•             Median Base Salary: $45,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.4

•             Median Home Value: $152,800

•             Hot Jobs: Mechanical Engineer, Marketing Manager, Truck Driver

4. Cincinnati, OH

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 61,320

•             Median Base Salary: $45,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.3

•             Median Home Value: $160,900

•             Hot Jobs: Account Executive, Software Engineer, Sales Associate

5. Hartford, CT

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 40,978

•             Median Base Salary: $55,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.3

•             Median Home Value: $227,600

•             Hot Jobs: Electrical Engineer, Teacher, Maintenance Technician

6. Boston, MA

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 211,602

•             Median Base Salary: $62,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.5

•             Median Home Value: $455,600

•             Hot Jobs: Software Engineer, Project Manager, Administrative Assistant

7. Memphis, TN

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 26,022

•             Median Base Salary: $43,900

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.4

•             Median Home Value: $133,100

•             Hot Jobs: Product Manager, Account Executive, Restaurant Manager

8. Raleigh, NC

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 49,003

•             Median Base Salary: $50,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.4

•             Median Home Value: $255,000

•             Hot Jobs: Registered Nurse, Research Associate, Business Analyst

9. Cleveland, OH

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.2

•             Job Openings: 44,385

•             Median Base Salary: $46,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.2

•             Median Home Value: $141,100

•             Hot Jobs: Java Engineer, Consultant, Store Manager

10. Detroit, MI

•             Glassdoor City Score (out of 5): 4.1

•             Job Openings: 88,993

•             Median Base Salary: $50,000

•             Job Satisfaction Rating (out of 5): 3.3

•             Median Home Value: $154,900

•             Hot Jobs: Manufacturing Engineer, Data Scientist, Auto Technician

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