Dallas Is Good for Grads

By Elvira Sakmari
|  Thursday, May 13, 2010  |  Updated 7:32 PM CDT
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Dallas Is Good for Grads

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College graduates, with diplomas in hand, will be looking to start their careers, and Apartments.com and CareerRookie.com have come out with their list of best cities for recent grads.

Dallas comes in No. 4 on the list behind Denver, Phoenix and Atlanta, which ranked first on the list.

The "Top 10 Best Cities for Recent College Graduates" list looks the job market and cost of living.

The list ranks the cities on average rent for a one-bedroom apartment from Apartments.com and the inventory of jobs requiring less than one year of experience from CareerRookie.com.

Airline On-Time Arrival Percentage March 2010

Rank City Avg. Rent Entry-Level Jobs
1 Atlanta $723 Sales, Marketing, Customer Service
2 Phoenix $669 Sales, Customer Service, Training
3 Denver $779 Sales, Customer Service, Health Care
4 Dallas $740 Sales, Customer Service, Health Care
5 Boston $1,275 Sales, Marketing, Training
6 Philadelphia $938 Sales, Marketing, Health Care
7 New York $1,366 Sales, Customer Service, Marketing
8 Cincinnati $613 Sales, Customer Service, Management
9 Baltimore $1,041 Sales, Customer Service, Management
10 Los Angeles $1,319 Sales, Training, Health Care

Source: CareerBuilder.com

More: CareerRookie.com,

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