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Most high schoolers are either already off, or will be off for the summer pretty soon, and while some will lounge around and do nothing all day, others hope to make a little cash with summer jobs. Unfortunately for some parents, it may not be so easy for their teens to find a summer job these days, and where you live may have a huge effect on whether you have to deal with them on the couch all summer.

Well, WalletHub set out to determine the places where teens have the best shot at landing summer jobs. They looked at more than 180 markets across 22 key indicators of employment, in the areas of Youth Job Market and Social Environment, and Affordability. These include things like the median income of part-time workers, availability of summer jobs and internships, and more.

So which teens will have the easiest time finding a gig this summer? Well, those in Orlando, Florida, apparently have it the easiest. Orlando earns a score of 60.02 out of 100, ranking at number one in the youth job market. San Francisco, California ranks top for social environment affordability.

  • Top Ten Places To Find Summer Jobs

  • 1. Orlando, FL

  • 2. Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 3. Columbia, MD

  • 4. Scottsdale, AZ

  • 5. Juneau, AK

  • 6. Warwick, RI

  • 7. Rapid City, SD

  • 8. Portland, ME

  • 9. Huntington Beach, CA

  • 10. Garden Grove, CA

  • Where do North Carolina cities rank?

  • 37. Raleigh

  • 73. Durham

  • 111. Charlotte

  • 132. Greensboro

  • 144. Winston-Salem

  • 158. Fayetteville

  • And South Carolina cities...

  • 47. Charleston

  • 165. Columbia