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Top 25 Cities for Your Healthcare Career

Top 25 Cities for Your Healthcare Career

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Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | AllHealthcare

#7. Rochester, NY

Population: 206,759

Average Salary: $40,660

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 3

Average Commute Time: 19.4 minutes 

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 137

Unemployment Rate: 8.5

Major Healthcare Players: Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital

Quiz: What's Your Signature City?

1. When traveling, do you tend to:

Wing it
Plan it
A little of both

Rochester is home to several Fortune 1000 companies — including the largest wine company in the world, Constellation Brands, and photo experts Eastman Kodak — as well as several national and regional companies. With the second best income to cost of living ratio on our list as well as boasting the lowest commute time, this city is a solid choice.

Bonus fun fact: Rochester is known as the world capital of imaging.

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