Tech workers in California’s Silicon Valley are the best paid in the nation, according to a CyberCoders analysis.
CyberCoders checked out some 3,000 tech jobs and salaries to come up with a list of the top 10 highest paying cities for tech jobs.
On average, tech workers in top-ranked San Jose get paid about $119,000 a year. Workers in San Francisco, No. 2 on the list, get more than $112,000. New York’s “Silicon Alley” came in third with workers netting, on average, about $105,192.
Here’s the full list:
1. San Jose – $119,412
2. San Francisco – $112,739
3. New York – $105,192
4. Washington D.C. – $99,618
5. Boston – $99,099
6. Los Angeles – $96,705
7. Brooklyn – $96,696
8. Philadelphia – $95,929
9. Chicago – $94,899
10. Dallas – $94,799
As overall salaries differ from city to city, so do average salaries for specific positions, according to CyberCoders’ analysis. The average salary for a .NET developer in San Francisco, for instance, is nearly $99,000. Head south a few hundred miles to Los Angeles, and the average pay for the same position is about $87,000.
The higher average salary in the San Francisco Bay Area is a case of supply and demand in a competitive market, CyberCoders CTO Matt Miller said.
“Companies should expect to pay top dollar for a highly competitive talent pool,” he said.