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HR manager named a top-5 job for 2018

A study conducted by Glassdoor ranked human resources manager as the fifth best job in the country in 2018, up from No. 6 last year.

The rankings were based on earning potential, number of job openings, and career opportunity ratings. There are 4,458 job openings for human resources managers, with a median base salary of $85,000 per year. The position reported a 3.9/5 job satisfaction rating and a 4.5/5 overall job score.

Also on the list were compliance manager, ranked as the 11th best job (up an impressive 14 spots from last year), corporate recruiter, ranked No. 23, and HR generalist, coming in at No. 50.

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Texas cities ranked among best places to find a job

A recent report from WalletHub, a personal finance website, found that Texas is the place to look for those seeking employment.

Analysts from the organization compared 150 of the most populated cities across 23 key metrics of job market strength, including job opportunities, employment growth, and median annual income, to find the best and worst places to work in the country.

Surprisingly, 14 of the 16 Texas cities in the report moved down in the rankings, many by double digits. Austin and Irving were the only two cities that moved up.

Here’s where Texas cities ranked on the list (the number in parentheses is what the city was ranked last year):

  • No. 6 Plano (4)
  • No. 11 Austin (22)
  • No. 23 Irving (37)
  • No. 38 Grand Prairie (26)
  • No. 39 Amarillo (34)
  • No. 48 Garland (17)
  • No. 49 Dallas (21)
  • No. 59 San Antonio (58)
  • No. 79 Lubbock (50)
  • No. 83 Arlington (69)
  • No. 87 Fort Worth (77)
  • No. 107 El Paso (90)
  • No. 120 Houston (88)
  • No. 139 Corpus Christi (85)
  • No. 146 Laredo (87)
  • No. 171 Brownsville (128)

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