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STUDY: Scottsdale ranks No.1 in U.S. for job seekers



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Scottsdale is a hot market for job hunters, according to a new study by WalletHub

The Washington, D.C.-based financial advice website compared more than 180 cities with 30 metrics concerning job-market strength.

Metrics included job opportunities, employment growth, access to employee benefits, housing affordability and transit score.

Scottsdale scored well for pay and benefits. The city’s median annual income is $84,533, according to WalletHub. Nearly 9 of every 10 employees in Scottsdale have private health insurance, the study found.

The city could do better when it comes to the amount of time people spend at work or traveling to work. Scottsdale employees’ average work day, including commute, is 8.74 hours, according to WalletHub.

Other cities in the top five included Columbia, Maryland; Orlando, Florida; San Francisco; and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Other Arizona cities noted:

#10 Chandler Arizona #14 Tempe Arizona #39 Gilbert Arizona #41 Peoria Arizona #53 Phoenix Arizona #65 Mesa Arizona





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