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Austin is the most lucrative city for tech workers

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The Austin City Limits music festival. Photo: Rick Kern / WireImage

"Tech workers in Austin saw the sharpest salary increases, making 7 percent more on average last year than they did the year before, according to ... Hired, a job search marketplace," Recode reports.

The bottom line: "[W]ith cost of living adjustments, Austin tech workers made the most at $202,000 per year, followed by Los Angeles and Seattle, both at $182,000."

  • "Workers in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., were close behind Austin, making 6 percent more year on year, while workers in San Francisco saw a 5 percent increase."
  • "Based on gross pay, tech workers on average made the most in San Francisco ($142,000), followed by Seattle ($132,000), New York ($129,000) and Los Angeles ($129,000)."