In 2021, Here Are The Top Ten Places To Look For A Job.

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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on SmartAsset.com

According to the United StatesSAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 6 million people reported not working at all or for fewer hours in June 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic closing or losing business.

While the 14 percent unemployment rate is a new high,The much lower rate of 5% in June 2021 compelled many to budget carefully and remain cautious about changing jobs.Some workers are rethinking their careers as a result of the 9% unemployment rate.SmartAsset combed through data from a variety of sources to determine and rank the metro areas with the best job prospects in 2021.

We looked at 200 metro areas across seven metrics to see which ones were the best: unemployment rate, total employment change over the past year, median income income growth, annual housing costs, number of career counselors, and number of post-secondary teachers.

This is the SmartAssets 2021 edition of our research on the best places to work.Here is a link to the 2021 edition.

Check out the data and methodology section at the end for more information on our data sources and how we put everything together to create our final rankings.

The best places for career opportunities in 2021 are listed below.

Indiana’s Lafayette and West Lafayette

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16 people were killed in the Lafayette-West Lafayette metro area in Indiana.In April 2021, there were 4% more workers on non-farm payrolls than in April 2021.Out of the 200 metro areas studied, this is the 15th highest rate.

Lafayette-West Lafayette has a low unemployment rate of 3 percent.In April 2021, the rate will be 5%.

Meanwhile, income growth over time, or the percentage change in median income for households with a head of household aged 25 to 44 compared to those with a head of household aged 54 to 64, is nearly 22%, putting them in 25th place overall.

Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn, Michigan

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Between April 2021 and April 2021, the number of workers on payroll in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metro in Michigan increased by more than 25%, the third-highest growth rate among the 200 metro areas in our study.

In addition, the Detroit metro area had a 3 percent increase.In April 2021, the unemployment rate was 7%, the 25th lowest on our list.

Rochester, New York

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For three metrics, Rochester, New York is in the top 30 metro areas.

From April 2021 to April 2021, it has the 29th best change in total employment (14).07%), with the 15th-highest number of career counselors per 1000 employees (3The fifth-highest number of post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers (38), and the fifth-highest number of post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers (55).05)

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Ann Arbor, home of the University of Michigan, has the highest number of post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers (87).67) and the 45th-highest number of career counselors per 1000 employees (2).61)

4 Ann ArborsOut of the 200 metro areas studied, its 0% unemployment rate is the 40th lowest, while its income growth over time (24%) is the highest.The study’s highest percentage (90%) is ranked 11th.

Huntsville, Alabama

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After accepting the No.Huntsville is ranked fifth this year, up from second last year.

Out of all 200 metro areas, Huntsville had the lowest unemployment rate (2%).2%) in April 2021, with the sixth-highest income growth rate (29%) over time.58%)

Huntsville also has the 45th highest median income in the country, at $43590.

Binghamton, New York

Binghamton, New York

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For four metrics, Binghamton, New York, is in the top fourth of metro areas.In terms of total employment, it has the 47th highest one-year change (12).34%) and the 23rd-lowest annual median housing costs (approximately $9900).

According to BLS data, Binghamton has the tenth-highest concentration of career counselors (nearly four per 1000 workers) and the fifteenth-highest concentration of post-secondary teachers (roughly 29 per 1000 workers) of all 200 areas studied.

Syracuse, New York

Syracuse New York

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Workers looking for work in Syracuse, New York may be relieved to learn that there are numerous professionals available to assist them.

There are three of them.There are 53 career counselors and 37 career advisors on staff.In the metro area, there are 67 post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers.Syracuse has the 46th highest median income in our study, at nearly 43600 dollars.

UT Provo-Orem

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The unemployment rate in Provo-Orem was the third lowest (2%) in the state.4% of the 200 metro areas in this study in April 2021

This area of Utah, which is home to Brigham Young University, also ranks highly for income growth over time (fifth overall at 30%).76%) and the number of career counselors per 1000 employees (4th overall).57 per 1000 employees)

Lansing and East Lansing, Michigan

Lansing, Michigan

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The third Michigan metro area in our top ten is Lansing-East Lansing.With 3 career counselors per 1000 workers, it ranks 25th in the country.With a median income of 44640, it is the 38th highest in the country.

Furthermore, between April 2021 and April 2021, total employment increased by 11 percent.72% is the study’s 60th highest rate.

Buffalo, Cheektowaga, and Niagara Falls, New York

Buffalo, New York

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The Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls metro area in New York completes our top ten list of places to work in 2021.It is in the top 20 metro areas for two metrics: one-year change in total employment (13 percent) and one-year change in total employment (13 percent).The number of post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers (37%) and the number of post-secondary teachers per 1000 workers (26%)74)

The median annual housing costs in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls are also relatively low, at less than 10600 dollars.

Methodology and Data

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We analyzed data from 200 of the largest U.S. companies to determine the best places for career opportunities in 2021.SUsing these seven metrics, metro areas were ranked.

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics provided the information on the unemployment rate in April 2021.
  • Change in total employment over a yearThe percentage change in total employment from April 2021 to April 2021 is depicted in this graph.The Bureau of Labor Statistics provided the information.
  • Median household incomeThis is the average annual wage for all workers.The information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is for the year 2021.
  • Growth in income over timeThis is the difference in median income between households with a head of household between the ages of 25 and 44 and those with a head of household between the ages of 54 and 64.The data comes from the Census Bureau’s 5-year American Community Survey, which was conducted in 2021.
  • Housing costs on an annual basis, on averageThe data comes from the Census Bureau’s 5-year American Community Survey, which was conducted in 2021.
  • Per 1000 workers, how many career counselors are there?The data is for 2021 and comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Per 1000 workers, the number of post-secondary teachersThe data is for 2021 and comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

To begin, we ranked each metro area according to each metric.We then calculated the average ranking for each area, giving all metrics equal weight except for the number of career counselors and post-secondary teachers, which were each given half weight.

This average was used to rank the metro areas.A score of 100 was given to the metro area with the highest average ranking.The metro area with the lowest average ranking received a score of 0 out of a possible 10 points.

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