The 13 worst job markets in America right now

  • Careers site Zippia recently ranked the worst job markets in America for 2018.

  • The two worst job markets in America were both in New Jersey, according to Zippia.

  • The rankings were based on each metro area's unemployment rate, the change in unemployment rate from 2017 to 2018, and the average wage decrease from 2017 to 2018.

If you're looking for a new job, you'll probably want to avoid the following cities.

Careers site Zippia recently named the 10 worst job markets in America according to three factors measured by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics: unemployment rate, change in unemployment rate from 2017 to 2018, and the average wage decrease from 2017 to 2018. (You can see the list of the best job markets here.)

According to Zippia's numbers, the two worst job markets in the country are both in New Jersey, while West Virginia, Washington, and California all also claimed multiple metro areas on the list.

Read on to see the 13 worst job markets in the country.