Top 10 cities for tech workers

A high salary can mean nothing if you're living in a city with a high cost of living, like San Francisco or Boston. But in these 10 cities that are experiencing job growth, you can find a decent salary with a low cost of living.

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Top 10 cities for tech workers

A lot goes into finding a new job. You want to make sure the job is a good fit, you want a decent salary and you want to make sure you can afford to live in the city where you'll be working. CareerCast pulled salary data from 200 careers it tracked through its Jobs Rater report, broken out by metropolitan areas. Next, it measured the data against the cost of living in those cities using data from both PayScale and the Council for Community and Economic Research.

The result is a list of the top 10 cities to work in if you want to get the most out of your salary. These 10 cities not only have higher than average median salaries, but also low costs of living and low unemployment rates. Nearly all the cities listed are also experiencing major growth in their respective tech industries.

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