Pa. listed as 3rd worst state for jobs, survey says

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(WTAJ) — WalletHub released their 2021 Best and Worst States for Jobs survey and Pennsylvania ranked among the top three worst states for job hunting and satisfaction.

A breakdown of the survey results are below:

  • 43rd in job opportunities
  • 35th in employment growth
  • 15th in monthly average starting salary
  • 42nd in unemployment
  • 23rd in median annual income
  • 18th in average length of work week (in hours)
  • 38th in average commute time (in minutes)
  • 40th in job satisfaction
  • 41st in COVID-19 Positive tests in the past week per capita

To see the rest of the WalletHub survey rankings, visit their results website.

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