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Pittsburgh ranked 12th-best job market

| Thursday, November 12, 2009 12:00 a.m

Pittsburgh is one of the top dozen most-attractive markets to find a job, according to a ranking of the largest 50 U.S. cities by .

The job-search engine said Pittsburgh had five job seekers per job advertised online, making the city the 12th-best. Highest-ranked was Washington, with two job seekers per opening, followed by Baltimore, with 2.7 job seekers per opening.

The firm compiled job openings from online job boards, and employer and recruiting firm Web sites.

The city with the worst ratio was Detroit, with 21.6 job seekers per opening, followed by St. Louis, with 19.9 job seekers per opening.

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