In a new ranking created by ZipRecruiter.com, Pittsburgh is one of the country’s top 10 “best job markets among the big cities” for 2015.
Calling Pittsburgh “one of the top 10 easiest cities to find a job in,” Tech Cocktail reported the the latest rankings released by the online job distribution and job board service.
ZipRecruiter looked at the biggest 100 job markets in the US that have below-average unemployment (under 5.6%), then ranked them based on the following three factors (the lower the better for each): 1) the availability of jobs (applicants-to-employer ratio); 2) competition for jobs (applications-to-job-posting ratio); and 3) the unemployment rate.
In the country’s top job markets, ZipRecruiter identified plenty of healthy competition, low unemployment rates and a tech and startup culture.
With an unemployment rate of 4.4%, Pittsburgh falls between Cincinnati and Raleigh on ZipRecruiter’s ranking of big cities, while Minneapolis tops the list. Separate rankings were created for big cities, mid-sized cities, small cities and overall best.
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