Glassdoor recently released their annual jobs report revealing 2018’s ’50 Best Jobs in America.’ The report highlights the 50 best jobs in America based on Glassdoor’s Job Score criteria. The Glassdoor Job Score is determined by weighing three key factors equally: earning potential based on median annual base salary, job satisfaction rating, and number of job openings.
While looking at these 50 best jobs can be fun, it is also interesting to put them in the context of where you are located. Most salaries around Seattle are higher than the national median since the cost of living is more expensive.
The proportion of job openings in certain industries also varies depending on location. Seattle has more tech-oriented jobs than average with tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon headquartering here. According to Glassdoor, the hot jobs for Seattle are Software Development Engineer, Technical Program Manager, and Barista. That’s Seattle in a nutshell: Tech and coffee.
Seattle is currently listed as the 17th best city for jobs in the country. With over 185,000 job openings and an overall city rating of 4.1 by Glassdoor, Seattle’s job market is certainly hot right now.
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