Buffalo Is 2017’s 5th Worst City for Jobs
It being a new year, many may be thinking its the best time to look for a better job. This may even be a new year's resolution of yours or someone you know.
The personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Jobs and unfortunately Buffalo's job market isn't very strong.
The data set ranges from “job opportunities” to “employment growth” to “monthly median starting salary.”
Finding Employment in Buffalo
95th – Job Opportunities
86th – Employment Growth
130th – Unemployment Rate
60th – Industry Variety
83rd – Monthly Median Starting Salary (Adjusted by Cost of Living)
136th – % of Workforce Living in Poverty
140th – Median Annual Income (Adjusted by Cost of Living)
27th – Housing Affordability