The 20 best US cities for finding a job in 2017

Sunset Overlooking San Francisco Bay

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San Francisco is one of the best places to look for a new job this year.

"New year, new city?" If you're in the market for a fresh start and a new job, you may want to consider adopting this motto.

But not just any new city will do.

As it turns out, places like Miami and Salt Lake City are better for job seekers than New York City and Los Angeles right now, according to personal-finance site WalletHub.Advertisement

To narrow down the 20 best cities for finding a job in 2017, WalletHub compared the 150 most populous US cities based on 23 metrics (like job opportunities, employment growth, monthly median salary, and safety) across two key dimensions (job market and socioeconomic environment, with a greater emphasis on the former).

To read more about the study's methodology, check out the full report here.

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