Special Report

2021’s Best Cities for Outdoor Jobs

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35. Pembroke Pines, Florida
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1120.7 — 13th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 7.9
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 68
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 0

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34. Grand Rapids, Michigan
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 335.7 — 19th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 1.3
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 10
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 139

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33. Alexandria, Virginia
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1295.6 — 10th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 2.3
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 36
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 67

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32. Austin, Texas
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 158.4 — 6th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 22.6
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 114
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 17

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31. Sunnyvale, California
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1166.5 — 12th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.0
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 2
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 0