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.
Here are the average salaries in Atlanta:
Junior developer: $68,330
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.
Here are the average salaries in Baltimore:
Junior developer: $70,925
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.
Here are the average salaries in Boulder:
Junior developer: $69,013
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.
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