survey by NerdWallet.Waltham has been ranked as seventh in the top 10 places for job seekers, according to a
"Waltham is located 12 miles west of Boston in Middlesex County and is a hub of higher education. Waltham residents earn a median household income of $68,326 and have a low monthly homeowner cost of $720. Additionally, Waltham has a low unemployment rate of 5.5 percent," the report reads. "Top employers in Waltham include National Grid, an electric and gas utility company, and Novell, an infrastructure software company. Waltham is also home to both Brandeis University and Bentley University, two of the other largest employers in the city. Brandeis University offers Community-Engaged Learning projects and partnerships where students can gain hands-on experience with community members and local businesses, including the local government. Bentley University provides corporate partnerships for businesses to leverage research and talent from the school."
Newton topped the list and Melrose, Malden and Marlborough all finished ahead of Waltham.
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