08/06/2014 09:11 am ET Updated Aug 06, 2014

The Best And Worst U.S. Cities For Work-Life Balance


Last month Forbes took a look at the jobs and companies that are providing employees great work-life balance, exploring jobs as varied as SEO Specialist and lifeguard, at companies ranging from Wegmans to Google GOOGL -1.61%. But where should workers considering a relocation seek career opportunities and the chance at a thriving personal life?

A report released today by personal finance site NerdWallet took a look at the weekly hours worked by full-time, year-round workers in the 536 largest cities across the country, along with commute time, income, and cost of living to determine the cities that offer employees the best and worst chances at healthy work-life balance. To determine each city’s score, NerdWallet used data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.

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