Even with a high cost of living, New York has been ranked the best state to begin a post-graduate career in 2022, according to a report from CNBC.
The rankings, compiled by student resource website BestColleges.com, were based on nine factors including average rent, cost of living, average entry-level salary, job openings, diversity, women's equality, age demographics, educational attainment and level of entertainment and recreation.
Ten best states to start a career:
1. New York