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DC Tops List of 'Best Cities to Start a Career'

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DC is the place to be if you're looking for a job. Patch archive photo
DC is the place to be if you're looking for a job. Patch archive photo
Got a college grad coming home soon? If you live in the DC area, you're in the right place, according to a report released this week.

With graduation season nearly here and the youth unemployment rate above 15 percent, the personal finance social network WalletHub this week released a report examining the Best & Worst Cities to Start a Career in order to help recent graduates hit the “real world” running.

A few highlights of the report, which was based on 18 metrics ranging from the number of entry-level jobs per capita to the median starting salary in each of the 150 largest U.S. cities, can be found below.

Best Cities to Start a Career 
1. Washington, DC  
2. Denver, Colo.
3. Irving, Texas  
4. Seattle  
5. Minneapolis 
6. San Francisco
7. Austin, Texas
8. Dallas 
9. Charlotte, N.C.
10. Houston 
 
For the full report, visit: http://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-to-start-a-career/3626/

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