Slideshow 50 best cities for employee satisfaction, Part I

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  • July 01 2014, 3:48pm EDT
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50. Pittsburgh, Pa.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 30% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,217

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49. Denver, Colo.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 38% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 4,657

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48. Las Vegas, Nev.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 35% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,362

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47. Tampa, Fla.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 40% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,285

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46. Phoenix, Ariz.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 34% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 4,678

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45. Buffalo, N.Y.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 37% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 1,532

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44. Portland, Ore.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 42% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,343

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43. Riverside, Calif.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.0 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 31% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,305

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42. Charlotte, N.C.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 33% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,362

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41. Milwaukee, Wis.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.1 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 38% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,489

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40. Nashville, Tenn.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 42% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,987

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39. Birmingham, Ala.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 42% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,003

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38. Cleveland, Ohio

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 40% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,993

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37. Louisville, Ky.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 2.9 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 37% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,063

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36. Columbus, Ohio

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 40% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,508

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35. Chicago, Ill.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 37% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 9,342

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34. Philadelphia, Pa.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 37% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 6,008

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33. Detroit, Mich.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 40% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 4,091

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32. Richmond, Va.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 37% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,469

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31. Kansas City, Mo.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 39% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,290

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30. Hartford, Conn.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 43% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 2,547

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29. Indianapolis, Ind.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 27% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,242

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28. New York, NY

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.1 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 39% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 13,332

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27. Cincinnati, Ohio

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 3742% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 3,240

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26. Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Overall satisfaction rating: 3.2 out of 5

Compensation and benefits rating: 3.2 out of 5

Career opportunities: 3.0 out of 5

Business outlook for the next 6 months: 39% say it’s getting better

Number of employers hiring: 4,467

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