Thursday, December 25, 2014

The 10 happiest cities for young professionals

Young professionals in Philadelphia are among the most satisfied in the country. The career-happiness site CareerBliss.com recently released a new list of the happiest cities for young workers, and Philly made the cut.

The 10 happiest cities for young professionals

A scene from The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Gala Ball at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on March 2, 2013. ( Al For / Philly.com )
A scene from The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Gala Ball at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on March 2, 2013. ( Al For / Philly.com )

 Young professionals in Philadelphia are among the most satisfied in the country. The career-happiness site CareerBliss.com recently released a new list of the happiest cities for young workers, and Philly made the cut.

The site says its list is based on employee surveys from the last 12 months; workers were asked about factors like work-life balance, relationships with supervisors and coworkers, compensation, growth opportunities, daily tasks and company culture. The site defined a young professional as someone with fewer than 10 years experience working full-time.

1. San Jose, Calif.
2. San Francisco
3. Washington, D.C.
4. Chicago
5. San Diego
6. Riverside, Calif.
7. Philadelphia
8. Houston
9. Phoenix
10. Boston

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