San Francisco home to highest salaries in world: survey

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If you’re looking to make more money, apparently San Francisco is the place to be!

The City By the Bay now ranks as No. 1 in highest salaries in the world, with San Franciscans raking in an average of $6,526 month, according to Deutsche Bank’s “Mapping the World’s Prices 2019.

San Francisco also has the highest disposable income at $4,710 a month (after rent). 

According to the report, San Francisco has moved from its previous spots at No. 7 and No. 21 on the aforementioned measures over the last five years. 

San Francisco bumps Zurich, Switzerland to No. 2 in both categories. 

Zurich’s average monthly salary is $5,896 and disposable income is $4,626.

Analysts used data from Numbeo, a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, crime rates, health care quality, and other statistics. 

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