Marcus Hiles Discusses NerdWallet Study On Best Cities For Careers
Marcus Hiles has noticed that a common factor among the places on the list is the presence of major companies in rapidly growing fields such as technology and healthcare and a strong young adult population. Personal finance website NerdWallet conducted a study and placed Austin as the best metro in the country for high paying careers and affordability. Here, the surplus of jobs provided by Dell, Apple and IBM complement an exciting nightlife and live music scene and have resulted in young professionals from around the country choosing to live in Austin, and they are filling up rentals with reasonable rates. “Affordability is a key part of why millenials are deciding to move to the Midwest, as opposed to job centers on the East or West coast,” Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke discussed in Construction Dive in November. “There is a huge disparity in how many dollars are needed to get a home in Des Moines versus San Francisco”.