Top 25 Cities for Designers and Artists
#1. Austin, TX
Cost of Living Rank
(100 is average):94
Percentage of workforce in creative class 36.8
Unemployment Rate: 6.9
Austin tops our list with robust projected job growth and one of the lowest changes in unemployment rate since the onset of the recession. The city has enjoyed a recent explosion of high-tech entrepreneurism. Animators in Austin are some of the highest paid in the nation. A “best cities” list veteran, Austin’s our top pick again this year!
For an article that weighs creative opportunities higher, I would recommend this one: Top Paying States for Designers.