Graduation is upon us, which means it's time to talk about the future. There's good news for those who wish to plant roots in North Texas: Fort Worth and surrounding cities are some of the best placesto start a career in 2016.
Starting a careercomes with a greater level of commitment than simply finding a job, so WalletHub analyzed the quality of professional opportunities in the 150 most populous U.S. cities, plus quality of life.
At No. 21 on the list, Fort Worth has plenty of perks. Fort Worth offers the 14th highest median starting salary, at $3,292 per month. While there are only 75 entry-level jobs per 100,000 residents ages 16 and older — as opposed to Dallas' 100 — Fort Worth's median annual salary of $51,062 outshines Big D.
Overall, the Lone Star State is a great place to start a career, with 10 cities in the top 30. Austin (No. 3), Houston (No. 9), and San Antonio (No. 26) also make strong showings, and Houston boasts the highest starting salary in the nation.
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