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|August 21, 2017|
Grads look for best places to start careers
INLAND EMPIRE - (INT) - When it comes to education, college graduates looking for work won't find much competition in San Bernardino.
WalletHub, the personal finance website, ranked the city last among 150 in the nation with the lowest share of its population with at least a bachelor's degree at just 11.5 percent.
Overall, San Bernardino ranked 98th among the best cities to start a career. By comparision, Riverside was 25th and 10th highest for professional opportunities. Salt Lake City ranked number 1.
On the salary front, Durham, N.C., has the highest monthly average starting pay (adjusted for cost of living), $3,909, which is 2.7 times higher than in Honolulu, the city with the lowest at $1,447.
WalletHub examined 23 key indicators of career-friendliness. The data set ranged from availability of entry-level jobs to monthly average starting salary to housing affordability.
Story Date: May 24, 2017