The Bay Area is well represented in Forbes' annual list of America's best cities for young professionals.
Forbes ranked San Francisco No. 3 on the list, which was followed by San Jose, No. 9, and Oakland, No. 11. Salt Lake City topped the list and Boise, Idaho came in at No. 2.
The publication compiled the list by ranking the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas and divisions by "metrics crucial to recent graduates": salary, rent, employment prospects, networking opportunities and social outlook.
View the full report and list on Forbes.com.