25 Best Cities for Jobs in 2016

May 21 2016 2:41PM


Would you move to a new city for an awesome job? To help, Glassdoor is here with our newest jobs report identifying the 25 Best Cities for Jobs in 2016.The top three cities are:1. San Jose, CA – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.02. San Francisco, CA – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.83. Seattle, WA – Glassdoor Job Score: 3.5Did your city make the cut? 

Find a New Job Now: Do you already know which city or cities you want to work in? If so, get started now by searching the latest job listings on Glassdoor. This list is compiled by ranking U.S. metros with the highest Glassdoor Job Score1, determined by weighting four factors equally: how easy it is to get a job (hiring opportunity), how affordable it is to live there (cost of living), and how satisfied employees are working there (job satisfaction and work-life balance). As part of this report, we include each metro’s median pay for employees, median home value, job satisfaction rating, work-life balance rating, number of current job openings and a few in-demand jobs according to Glassdoor Trends.Methodology: Glassdoor’s Best Cities for Jobs report identifies U.S. metros with the highest overall Glassdoor Job Score, based on a comparison of the 50 most populated U.S. metros. Each region’s Glassdoor Job Score, based on a 5-point scale (5.0=best city for a job, 1.0=worst city for a job), is determined by weighting four factors equally: hiring opportunity, cost of living, work-life balance and job satisfaction.

 

  • Hiring opportunity is determined by the ratio of active job openings to population. (Job openings per metro represent active job listings on Glassdoor as of 4/25/16. Population data is according to the U.S. Office of Management & Budget).
  • Cost of living is determined by the ratio of median annual base salary to median metro home value. (Median annual base salary per metro based on at least 1,000 salary reports shared by local employees on Glassdoor over the past year (4/25/15-4/24/16). Median home value is according to the Zillow Home Value Index for All Homes, as of March 2016).
  • Job satisfaction ratings per metro is based on at least 1,500 company reviews shared by local employees on Glassdoor over the past year (4/25/15-4/24/16; Ratings based on a 5-point scale: 5.0=very satisfied, 1.0=very dissatisfied).
  • Work-life balance ratings per metro is based on at least 1,500 work-life balance ratings shared by local employees on Glassdoor over the past year (4/25/15-4/24/16; Ratings based on a 5-point scale: 5.0=very satisfied, 1.0=very dissatisfied).

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