The new year brings new promise for job seekers.Though job creation slowed by 6 percent in 2017, most recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that unemployment is just 4.1 percent, and the National Association of Colleges and Employers reports that employers expect to hire 4 percent more members of the Class of 2018 than they did from the class of 2017.
Despite the strength of the economy, wages have not been significantly impacted. Goldman Sachs' Chief Economist Jan Hatzius tells CNBC that 2018 might be the year that workers finally get a raise. But some cities have higher starting salaries than others.
WalletHub compared over 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators in order to calculate which were the best places for job seekers. They found that in 10 cities salaries for early-career employees were sky high. They adjusted this figure for the cost of living to calculate monthly average starting salary.
Check out the 10 cities with the highest starting salaries: