05/18/2012 11:17 am ET Updated May 18, 2012

The 10 Happiest Cities for College Grads: CareerBliss

You want to be happy.

Telecommuting from your parents' basement will likely get in the way. Considering this, released its list of the top 10 cities where graduates are likely to land high salaries.

CareerBliss used a measurement it calls a BlissScore and added the average adjusted salary based on a cost of living index into the mix. The data evaluates several key factors that affect work happiness including: employees’ relationships with their bosses and co-workers, their work environments, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, their daily tasks and the level of control employees have over the work that they do on a daily basis.

Dreaming of moving to California or New York City? After reading this list, consider giving them a second thought!

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