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Where are the top metro areas for creatives to find exciting work without having to pinch pennies? Find out, and then browse our roundup of current job openings.

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A creative soul needs the freedom to express itself, and the attached body needs a dwelling that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

Creative employees—designers, writers, illustrators, videographers and their ilk—are passionate about their work, but their passion and flair don’t always translate to a large paycheck.

SmartAssett combined two key metrics—creative job opportunities and cost of living—to compile “The Top 10 Places for Creatives in 2019.

With just over 110 creative employees per 10,000 workers in the metro area, and boasting the lowest cost of living in the top 10, Savannah, Georgia, topped the list. The most popular creative job in that city is actor.

Here are the top 10:

See the full list here.

Are you the creative type, looking for an affordable place to get your hands dirty—or ink-smudged or paint-covered? Here are job openings in five of the top 10 metro areas on the list:

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