Saturday, June 28, 2008

10 Best Cities For Recent College Grads

Looks like we are in good spots here guys.

From Forbes.com

    1. Houston, TX

Average Starting Salary: $44,100

Job-Growth Rank: 3

Population in 20s: 22%

High-energy costs are creating a huge demand for science and technical degrees. Other key industries include technology and shipping.


2. Fort Worth - Dallas, TX

Average Starting Salary: $41,000

Job-Growth Rank: 5

Population in 20s: 23%

If you know how to find and drill oil, there's likely a job for you in Texas. Other key industries include technology and banking.


3. Austin, TX

Average Starting Salary: $38,700

Job-Growth Rank: 4

Population in 20s: 26%

Austin has recently enjoyed a boom in tech companies like 3M, Advanced Micro Devices and Intel, but Dell has long been headquartered in the capital. Bonus: the city's labor force tends to weather recessions well. Other big employers are the state government and University of Texas.



Study Distractions

Real Men of Genius - Mr. Cell Phone Holster Wearer


Real Men Of Genius - Silent Killer Gas Passer


Real Men of Genius - Hopeless Notre Dame Fan (One of my favs)


Real Men of Genius - Way too Proud of Texas Guy


"Love that Horny Toad!"