For the second year running, ForbesWoman has gathered the data and crunched the numbers to determine the U.S. cities that offer the most to working moms.
To calculate our list we began with the 50 largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the U.S. while working under the notion that “best” means different things to different women. Safety, of course, is important, and great schools and health care also all play a part–but when it comes to quality of life for high-achieving women, there are other components to consider.
Job opportunities, high earnings potential and a budget-friendly cost of living come into play in choosing a great city, not to mention employment rates (ideally high) as well as women’s average weekly earnings. But it’s also important for moms to look into other factors too, like health care. What good is your six-figure salary if you can’t reach a doctor when your child is running a fever?
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