It’s graduation season!! The good news is that so many friends and family are finally donning those caps and gowns. The sad news? Youth unemployment is above 15%. Just in time to freak out a little about these findings, the personal finance social network WalletHub released a report examining the Best & Worst Cities to Start a Career… to help recent graduates hit the “real world” running.
Admit it: You’re a little scared about how out fair city is faring. Well, you shouldn’t be! By the numbers, here’s how DC shakes out:
Career Prospects in Washington
- 29th – Number of Entry-Level Jobs Per 100,000 Inhabitants
- 28th – Arts, Leisure & Recreation Establishments Per 100,000 Inhabitants
- 139th – Average 2-Bedroom Rent (ouch!)
- 2nd – Monthly Median Starting Salary
- 1st – Median Income Growth Rate
- 12th – Annual Job Growth, Adjusted for Population Growth
- 8th – Economic Mobility
Want to find out more? See the full report here.