These Are the Happiest Cities to Work In Across the U.S.

July 15, 2016

5:02 pm

Finding jobs that are financially stable and emotionally fulfilling for employees can be tough. After all, with the rising costs of living amongst almost all U.S. cities, employees and job seekers are feeling pressured for place more emphasis on financial security than emotional fulfillment.

But what if you could get both? In fact, throughout all of the major U.S. cities, employees are able to find both – and more.

CareerBliss, a company focused on tracking the financial and emotional satisfaction of jobs for employees and job seekers across the country, has recently released a list of the happiest cities to work in across the U.S.

The results may be even more surprising than you think.

Topping the list this year, from thousands of surveyed participants, is Miami. As CareerBliss CEO and Chief Happiness Officer, Heidi Golledge says: “Miami’s growing technology scene alongside some of the world’s best beaches is in a position to become a major technology hub”.

Other cities on the list include: Jersey City, NJ; Mountain View, CA; Brooklyn, NY; and San Jose, CA to round out the top five. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, DC, and New York City all make the list as well.

Did you city make the list? Here’s the top 20.

1. Miami, FL
2. Jersey City, NJ
3. Mountain View, CA
4. Brooklyn, NY
5. San Jose, CA
6. Redmond, WA
7. Los Angeles, CA
8. Arlington, VA
9. San Francisco, CA
10. Buffalo, NY
11. Dallas, TX
12. San Diego, CA
13. Baltimore, MD
14. Washington, DC
15. Philadelphia, PA
16. Nashville, TN
17. Boston, MA
18. New York City, NY
19. Kansas City, MO
20. Ann Arbor, MI

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Cameron is a tech and culture journalist, comic book enthusiast, and lives near New York City. A graduate of Stockton University, she's using her words to shift the world of online journalism, one byline at a time. When she's not writing, she can be found reading sci-fi novels, collecting succulents, and planning her next obnoxious hair color. Cameron is an editorial fellow at Tech.Co. Send your tips to or tweet @BlkGirlManifest.

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