Top 10 Cities for Working Women

June 12, 2014

The number of working women has been on the rise for the past five decades, so Nerdwallet recently crunched the numbers to find out the best cities for women in the workforce. The publication analyzed 522 cities, factoring in women's earnings, income equality, and population growth to come up with its list.

The following cities emerged at the top (included are the median earnings for full-time, year-round female workers in each city):

  1. Aurora, Colo.: $39,712
  2. Austin, Texas: $40,356
  3. Washington, D.C.: $60,116
  4. Albuquerque, N.M.: $38,537
  5. Fresno, Calif.: $34,4469
  6. Oakland, Calif.: $48,465
  7. Minneapolis: $42,331
  8. Sacramento, Calif.: $41,849
  9. Milwaukee: $36,020
  10. Indianapolis: $36,297

Source: “Best Cities for Women in Workforce,” Nerdwallet (June 9, 2014)

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