Coventry worst place for starting new career, research reveals - The Coventry Observer

Coventry worst place for starting new career, research reveals

Coventry Editorial 6th Mar, 2024   0

COVENTRY has been ranked as the worst city in the UK for starting a new career.

A recent study by Business Name Generator compared various factors for career starters, including the number of entry-level jobs available, average entry-level starting salaries, unemployment rates, and the cost of living in each city.

Coventry ranked at the bottom of the list, painting a grim picture for aspiring professionals seeking to kick-start their careers in the city.

Key findings from the study highlighted the challenges faced by individuals looking to enter the job market.

Coventry offers the lowest average entry-level salary of £23,614 among all cities surveyed.




Coventry grapples with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, standing at 5.7 per cent.

The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the city centre amounts to a staggering £1,625.


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