Cincinnati is one of the best cities in the nation for jobs.
A new survey from national jobs website Glassdoor.com ranked the Queen City No. 8 of the largest metros in the U.S. for finding a job. That’s up from No. 23 on the same list in 2016.
The ranking is based on a three-point scale for factors:
- Hiring opportunity (No. 21)
- Cost of living (No. 7)
- Job satisfaction (No. 29).
Cincinnati’s overall score was 4.3 (5 is best, 1 is worst), based on 79,554 job openings as of Aug. 15 and a median base salary of $44,637. The city’s median home value was $152,600, with a job satisfaction rating of 3.3.
Glassdoor listed data engineer, medical assistant and account executive as Cincinnati’s three hottest jobs.
Pittsburgh, was rated the best city in the U.S. for jobs, followed by Indianapolis and Kansas City. Other regional cities that scored well: Columbus, No. 7; Cleveland, No. 8; and Louisville, No. 10.
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