New college graduates must decide where to work and where to live. Apartments.com, a leading Internet apartment listing subscription service, and CareerBuilder.com, the nation's largest online career site, compiled a list of the "Top 15 Best Cities for Recent College Graduates." Entry-level jobs, higher starting pay, lower metropolitan unemployment, and cheaper rents for a one-bedroom apartment were considered. Young professionals have the best chance of starting their careers in these 15 cities.
Are you willing to relocate to find a job? Choose a city. What are the job opportunities in your current field? What is the unemployment rate? What is the average annual entry-level salary? What is the average annual one-bedroom rent?
Sources: Blog at http://www.apartments.com/blog/apartments-com/apartments-com-and-careerbuilder-reveal-fifth-annual-top-10-best-cities-for-new-grads/ and Press Release at http://markets.financialcontent.com/streetinsider/news/read?GUID=21417267