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Making It in San Diego: San Diego among best cities for jobs in 2019

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 19:13:26-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- America’s Finest City ranked high on a new list of best cities for jobs in 2019, according to WalletHub.

San Diego ranked 28th out of 182 cities overall. Chula Vista also made the list, coming in 123rd place.

According to the report, the national unemployment rate has fallen to an 18-year low of just 3.7 percent, while hiring also is up.

College graduates are also beginning to see the benefits of the strong job market. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more members from the class of 2019 compared to the previous year.

Though San Diego secured a strong spot on the list, many cities ranked higher. See the top five cities for jobs in 2019 below:

  1. Scottsdale, AZ
  2. Columbia, MD
  3. Orlando, FL
  4. San Francisco, CA
  5. Colorado Springs, CO