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San Francisco is so expensive that people are starting to look at these 10 US cities as the next tech hubs — here’s how much local employees are making

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Silicon Valley has long reigned as the tech capital of the US.

But as the cost of living continues to skyrocket, San Francisco Bay Area residents are fleeing the region in droves. In fact, San Francisco lost more residents than any other US city in the last quarter of 2017.

For many, it’s time to start looking for other options — but where? 

Compensation monitoring site Comparably narrowed it down to the 10 cities that are emerging as new tech hubs. Comparably also compiled the local salaries of some of the most popular tech jobs by analyzing more than 8,000 anonymized salary records from employees at U.S. tech companies. 

Here are the 10 emerging tech hubs from around the country, along with what local employees make each year. 

Atlanta, Georgia is home to Coca-Cola, UPS, and Home Depot, but it’s also becoming a tech hot-spot.
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Here are the average salaries in Atlanta:

Junior developer: $68,330

Developer: $86,214

Senior developer: $112,573

IT Manager: $120,695

Project Manager: $102,390

Sales representative: $113,576

According to Comparably, the median rent for a one-bedroom is $1,010 per month, while a two-bedroom will run you $1,160 per month. 

Baltimore, Maryland is surrounded by several universities, and its tech talent pool rose 42% between 2010 and 2013.
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Here are the average salaries in Baltimore:

Junior developer: $70,925

Developer: $96,290

Senior developer: $124,201

IT Manager: $115,927

Project Manager: $104,853

Sales representative: $126,255

According to Comparably, the median rent for a one-bedroom is $940 per month, while a two-bedroom will run you $1,180 per month. 

Boulder, Colorado continues to attract tech talent and venture capital funding from major cities across the US.
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Here are the average salaries in Boulder:

Junior developer: $69,013

Developer: $90,688

Senior developer: $123,027

IT Manager: $105,123

Project Manager: $102,168

Sales representative: $107,925

According to Comparably, the median rent for a one-bedroom is $1,140 per month, while a two-bedroom will run you $1,400 per month. 

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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