Austin Ranked One of the Hardest Working Cities in America

Being successful doesn’t come easy. You must work hard to see the results you want. Unless you win the lottery, you’ll never be successful being lazy. Austin ranked one of the hardest working cities in America according to a study done by WalletHub. Americans on average put 1,780 hours per year- that’s 70 hours more than Japan, 266 more than the U.K. and 424 more hours and Germany.

The methodology used in determining the hardest working cities was based on a few factors; Average workweek hours, employment rate, share of workers leaving vacation time unused, average commute time, average leisure time, and share of workers with multiple jobs.

Interesting enough, the cities ranked the highest had some of the US’s best economies.

Here is the top ten: (You can see the full list here)

1. Anchorage, AK

2. San Francisco, CA

3. Irving, TX

4. Virginia Beach, VA

5. Plano, TX

6. Denver, CO

7. Aurora, CO

8. Austin, TX

9. Cheyenne, WY

10. Sioux Falls, SD

The unemployment rate in Austin continues to go down. Reaching record breaking levels, now is the time to be looking for a job in Austin, especially if you are a hard worker. If you are lucky enough to be in the tech industry, then you should consider moving to Austin. Dell, Apple, Google and many more all have large hubs in Austin with a lot of job availability.

If you or anyone you know are looking to buy or sell a home in the Austin area, give us a call! Our team of professionals are more than happy to assist you with the home buying a selling process. We can offer you data for each area to help you find the best location for your needs. We are committed to helping over 250 families this year and we’d love for you to be one!

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