Chandler is the #1 City for Finding a Job in 2018

Original Article by the Phoenix Business Journal

If you have a New Year’s resolution to find a new job, you might want to check out Chandler.

The East Valley city is the best city for finding a job in 2018, according to a new ranking from WalletHub. The personal finance site published a new analysis and ranking of more than 180 American cities for job opportunities.

Chandler topped the list, but it wasn’t the only Phoenix-area city to rank high.

Right behind Chandler at No. 2 on the rankings is Scottsdale. Peoria (No. 4) and Gilbert (No. 5) also are prime cities for finding new employment, according to WalletHub. San Francisco was the lone non-Arizona city in the top five, landing at No. 3.

WalletHub compiled its ranking by crunching data across 26 indicators of job-market strength ranging from  job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary.

Chandler and Peoria tied for highest employment growth, followed by Gilbert, according to WalletHub. Gilbert (No. 2) and Scottsdale (No. 5) also ranked highly in median annual income.

For a full rundown of the WalletHub rankings and methodology, click here.