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Raleigh a Best City for Starting a Career in 2016


Raleigh landed on Forbes ‘Best and Worst cities For Starting A Career’ list as a best city to start a career. For the piece, Forbesreferenced personal finance site WalletHub’s study of the 150 most populous cities in America. The study evaluated these cities across 17 metrics designed to factor in the major professional and personal considerations facing young people beginning post-collegiate life.

In terms of professional opportunities, WalletHub considered the number of entry-level jobs in a city per 100,000 residents aged 16 and older, median starting salary, annual job growth rate, unemployment rate, and entrepreneurial activity. To evaluate quality of life, factors including median annual income, housing costs, a city’s projected population growth, and percentage of the population with a bachelor’s degree were taken into account.

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#Raleigh’s is one of the best places in the nation to start a career: @Forbes #RaleighWakeStory @WorkTriangleNC


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