St. Louis is a winner in financial jobs growth

makethumbnail-3St. Louis ranks fifth nationally in job gains in the financial services industry, according to a Forbes study.

The cities ranking first through fourth are Phoenix, San Antonio, Austin and Nashville, all areas with affordable housing and no state income taxes.
Forbes cites St. Louis’ low cost of living as an advantage: “Employees who make less in St. Louis, Phoenix or Dallas often live far better than their counterparts who earn higher salaries in the traditional money centers.”

[St. Louis Business Journal]