Raleigh has been ranked as the nation’s No. 1 city for jobs in a new survey.
The inaugural “25 Best Cities for Jobs” report issued Tuesday by employer review site Glassdoor ranked Raleigh tops based on three factors: how easy it is to get a job, the cost of living and the satisfaction of employees who work here.
Raleigh was the only North Carolina city to make the list.
Raleigh ranked No. 3 for how easy it is to get a job, determined by comparing the ratio of job openings to the city’s population.
On the cost of living, based on the ratio of median salary to median home value, Raleigh came in 22nd.
Raleigh ranked No. 10 in job satisfaction, based on company reviews posted on Glassdoor by local employees.
Raleigh received an overall score of 4.1 out of 5. The No. 2 city, Kansas City, Mo., received a score of 3.9.
Texas placed four cities on the list, more than any other state. They are: Austin, which ranked No. 4, San Antonio, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.