Special Report

2021’s Best Cities for Outdoor Jobs

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5. Gilbert, Arizona
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 863.7 — 18th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.6
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 169
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 8

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4. Scottsdale, Arizona
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1031.5 — 14th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.9
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 169
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 8

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3. Seattle, Washington
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 286.6 — 16th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.8
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 3
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 32

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2. Henderson, Nevada
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 246.9 — 14th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.4
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 135
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 26

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1. Frisco, Texas
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1297.0 — 9th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 25.5
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 103
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 31