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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
















#24. Pittsburgh, PA

Population: 311,218


Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 9


Average Commute Time: 21.2 minutes 


Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 169


Unemployment Rate: 7.6

Jobs Listed on USA Jobs: 467

Stimulus funds for State:$16 billion for state

State recovery site:http://www.recovery.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/recovery_pa_gov/5994

With its former steel-manufacturing base and 446 bridges marking its skyline, Pittsburgh is unofficially considered both “The City of Bridges” and “The Steel City.” Our #14 pick is historically known for its heavy industry, but today its leading industries are healthcare, education, technology, robotics, fashion and financial services. Boasting the third best income to cost of living ratio and third smallest drop in unemployment rate, Pittsburgh comes approved and recommended!

Bonus fun fact: Beloved TV personality Mr. Rodgers’ real neighborhood was the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

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