Premier Recruiting Firm, CyberCoders, Releases The Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Technology Jobs »

RVINE, Calif., Mar 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CyberCoders, the leading worldwide recruiting firm, which utilizes technology and exceptional recruiters to match leading companies and great people to find the optimum career fit, reveals which cities pay the highest average salary for technology jobs. What CyberCoders data reveals is that well-known technology hubs such as San Jose, San Francisco and New York’s silicon alley rank highest in pay versus smaller cities such as Phoenix, St. Louis and Tampa. Ranking first overall is the bay area’s San Jose, followed by New York, Boston, Los Angeles and rounding out the top ten – the city of Dallas.

CyberCoders Highest Paying Cities for Technology Jobs

Rank City Average Salary*
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1 San Jose $119,412
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2 San Francisco $112,739
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3 New York $105,192
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4 Washington D.C. $99,618
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5 Boston $99,099
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6 Los Angeles $96,705
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7 Brooklyn $96,696
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8 Philadelphia $95,929
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9 Chicago $94,899
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10 Dallas $94,799
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— 2011-2012 Data Evaluating 3,000 technology salaries

“CyberCoders has continued to be the leader in technical recruiting and have our pulse on where candidates in the technology field would be best served,” said Heidi Golledge, CEO and founder of CyberCoders. “We know that demand, cost of living, and the types of companies located in a city have an impact on how competitive each job market can be base on salary. It is clear from our data that the well-known technology cities remain strong for providing the highest average paying positions for technical careers.”

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CyberCoders analyzed more than 3,000 technical job titles from around the nation to determine the highest paying cities for technology jobs.

“This year we see an increase in salary in positions surrounding mobile development,” said Matt Miller, Chief Technology Officer of CyberCoders. “Some of the highest paid candidates are those who have multi-platform skills and can design and code for the fast paced, ever-changing world of mobile applications.”

CyberCoders research shows the average yearly salary for the same position in various cities differs. For example, a .NET Developer in San Francisco makes on average $98,750.00 dollars a year, while in Los Angeles a .NET Developer’s salary is listed as $86,875 a year.

“The bay area continues to dominate when it comes to tech and companies in the area should expect to pay top dollar for this highly competitive talent pool,” said Miller.

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