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Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Currin Berdine, Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | GovCentral

Now more than ever, it’s important to get the best bang for your buck and live in a high job-growth area. And there’s no question about it — when it comes to economics, not every U.S. city is created equally.

Why chase a great salary if your rent swallows most of it, unemployment is skyrocketing and you spend two hours a day just to get to and from work?

And, which cities offer the most job opportunities in 2010 and beyond?

GovCentral has come up with the top 25 — and some may surprise you!

Our Criteria

We looked at cities’ growth rates, and costs of living.

We factored in average commute time — which, according to experts, has a colossal impact on your overall happiness.

We looked not only at unemployment figures, but also at the rate that unemployment has actually increased since February 2008. The most important ranking was the number of jobs currently posted on USAJobs.

Thinking of relocating for better job prospects? Need to compare two top contenders? Just curious to see where your city ranks? We’ve got you covered. Read on!

Start Here! City #25 >>


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