The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
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Jobs: 190 employers posting entry-level jobs in medical-health care, sales, business/finance, customer service, IT/MIS
Average Annual Pay: $40,110
Cost of Living Composite Index: 101.1
Unemployment Rate: 7.2%
The job market in Phoenix is apparently as blistering as the desert heat, which often has the city baking in 100-plus degree temperatures all summer. Although the average annual salary is lower in Phoenix than other cities on the list, so is the cost of living, a must for those just launching their careers. Avnet (AVT), an industrial distributor of electronic parts, enterprise computing, and storage products and embedded subsystems, is headquartered in Phoenix, as is PetSmart (PETM).