21 Tháng Hai, 2024

The best and worst cities in the world for work-life balance

Balancing your career and personal life can be difficult, but certainly not impossible, especially depending on where you live.

To determine the best and worst places for work-life balance, MoneyNerd analyzed 25 cities around the world and measured factors such as salary, cost of living, job opportunities and job satisfaction. Copenhagen was the #1 city for work-life balance in 2023, with Amsterdam ranking second. And despite the ubiquitous rush culture, New York ranked third.

As for the cities with the worst work-life balance, Beijing came first, followed by Lisbon and Budapest. See the full list here.

Top 5 cities for work-life balance

1. Copenhagen

Average salary: $44,474

Average number of available jobs in six industries: 306

Cost of living index: 65.5

Work-life balance rating: 8.6

Satisfaction rating: 7.6

Overall rating: 6.2

2. Amsterdam

Average salary: $44,367

Average number of jobs available in six industries: 724

Cost of Living Index: 59.5

Work-life balance rating: 8.3

Satisfaction rating: 7.4

Overall rating: 6.1

3. New York

Average salary: $71,401

Average number of jobs available in six industries: 7,646

Maintenance cost index: 100

Assessment of work-life balance: 5.2

Satisfaction rating: 7.0

Overall rating: 6.1

4. Oslo

Average salary: $46,196

Average number of jobs available in six industries: 92

Cost of Living Index: 62.3

Work-life balance rating: 8.5

Satisfaction rating: 7.4

Overall rating: 6.0

5. Zurich

Average salary: $82,191

Average number of available jobs in six industries: 338

Cost of Living Index: 94.8

Work-life balance rating: 7.7

Satisfaction rating: 7.5

Overall rating: 6.0

Top 5 worst cities for work-life balance

1. Beijing

Average salary: $18,366

Average number of available jobs in six industries: 1,530

Cost of Living Index: 41.6

Work-life balance assessment: not applicable

Satisfaction rating: 5.6

Overall rating: 2.1

2. Lisbon

Average salary: $13,887

Average number of jobs available in six industries: 194

Cost of Living Index: 43.7

Work-life balance rating: 6.7

Satisfaction rating: 6.0

Overall rating: 2.3

3. Budapest

Average salary: $12,664

Average number of available jobs in six industries: 209

Cost of living index: 32.9

Work-life balance rating: 7.6

Satisfaction rating: 6.1

Overall rating: 2.3

4. Dubai

Average salary: $50,853

Average number of available jobs in six industries: 415

Cost of living index: 57.2

Work-life balance assessment: not applicable

Satisfaction rating: 6.6

Overall rating: 2.9

5. Hong Kong

Average salary: $34,271

Average number of jobs available in six industries: 1,100

Cost of Living Index: 70.6

Work-life balance assessment: not applicable

Satisfaction rating: 5.4

Overall rating: 3.0

Still, work-life balance is not a universal measure when it comes to different industries. The study found that some cities are better than others for certain careers. For professionals, Amsterdam is the best city for work-life balance, followed by Copenhagen and Vienna. Among sales specialists, Copenhagen ranks first, followed by Stockholm and Oslo. For marketers, the best city is Amsterdam, followed by New York and Copenhagen. For lawyers, the best places to work are London, Oslo and Berlin respectively. Technical professionals do best in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Berlin. Finally, for accountants, the best places to strike a work-life balance are Copenhagen, followed by Amsterdam and Zurich.

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