Forbes ranks San Antonio among nation’s happiest cities for jobs

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San Antonio is internationally known for many cultural attractions and now it is known as the ninth Happiest City for Jobs in the U.S. 

In a recent list developed by CareerBliss for, San Antonio was recognized for its vast range of industries including healthcare, bioscience, aerospace, international trade and tourism.

The list also praised our city on the fact that San Antonians have many choices of job opportunities that meet both personal and professional interests.  Notably, San Antonio has grown to become one the country’s leading cities in creating and sustaining employment.  In addition, the city’s job market has been on the rise over the past five years. 

CareerBliss’s rankings were based on the key factors which affect work happiness, including: one’s relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, among others.  The ranking data accounts for how an employee values each factor as well as how important that factor is to the employee’s overall happiness.