OK Cities Recognized As Best For College Graduates
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Oklahoma cities ranked in the top 30 U.S. cities providing numerous entry-level career opportunities with good pay and low cost of living.
Oklahoma City ranked #14 with Tulsa leading at #13 on Bloomberg Businessweek's ‘Best Cities for New College Grads' list.
The list reflects the cities with the largest number of entry-level positions posted to AfterCollege.com, the average annual pay and unemployment rates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Council for Community & Economic Research data on each city's cost of living.
Both Oklahoma cities ranked higher on the list this year with Oklahoma City jumping three spots and Tulsa eight spots. Each had 25 or more employers listing entry-level positions on AfterCollege.com, an average annual pay over $37,000 and seven percent or less unemployment rate.
According to Bloomberg Businessweek's list, Oklahoma City had the lowest unemployment rate. Tulsa had the lowest cost of living but one of the lowest average annual salaries.