The greater Phoenix metro ranks on many different lists, for having a foodie culture, great affordability factor, a place to meet people, the list goes on and on.

In the latest report, Scottsdale ranked #1 for 2019 in the U.S. for job seekers, out of 180 cities WalletHub compared.

Why am I posting about this? Jobs really matter when it comes to housing, it’s a great indicator of market growth and stability.

The Scottsdale economic council has been doing a lot of work recruiting high paying jobs to Scottsdale. And it’s paying off with the latest data!

  • City’s median annual income is $84,533
  • Scottsdale also scored well for benefits, the report shows that nearly 9 out of every 10 employees have private health insurance
  • Scottsdale’s average work day, including commute 8.74
  • Other cities in the top five included Columbia, Mayland; Orlando, Florida; San Francisco, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • The study placed Glendale in the top 5 for highest employment growth
  • United Parcel Service, Ball and Chewy are bringing 1,200 full time jobs to Goodyear
  • Allstate Insurance Co plans to bring 2,000 new jobs to Chandler