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College Graduates: Top 25 Cities for Finding Your Entry-Level Job

College Graduates: Top 25 Cities for Finding Your Entry-Level Job

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Anna Hennings, Tania Khadder, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | Excelle

October 20, 2009
















#2. San Antonio, TX:

Population: 1,328,984

Average Salary: $34,610

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 29

Average Commute Time: 22.5 minutes

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 20

Unemployment Rate: 6.0

The second largest city in Texas (and on our list!), San Antonio has one of the most solid salary to cost of living ratios in the country and has seen the lowest change in unemployment rate since the onset of the recession. Its projected job growth is extremely promising and consistently high-performing, with plenty of opportunity in the education, health care, manufacturing, government and service sectors. Famous for its River Walk, the Alamo and Tejano culture, San Antonio’s tourism also continues to thrive despite a down economy.


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    KappaKappaGammaGirl

    almost 5 years ago

    10 comments

    What about Dallas!~~!!

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    missjohnson83

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    already moved to atl

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    kylejones

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Chicago??

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    Unaccredited Cate

    almost 5 years ago

    Hmm...no Ann Arbor? How else will Michigan get on the list?

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    JoeyBataguci

    about 5 years ago

    18 comments

    Yeah Cincinnati--sweeet.

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    MasonHarper

    about 5 years ago

    14 comments

    My city made it! Go south!

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    rhygin

    about 5 years ago

    16 comments

    Good overview... nice

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    Candice_Felker

    about 5 years ago

    24 comments

    No Truckee either?!

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    Candice_Felker

    about 5 years ago

    24 comments

    No South Lake

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    Mr_College

    about 5 years ago

    282 comments

    Are your cities on here?

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