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Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Original post made on Jul 26, 2010

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday, July 23, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 26, 2010, 4:22 PM

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Posted by Steve Jobs
a resident of Willowgate
on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:09 pm

How does this compare to the cost of living?

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Posted by Old Ben
a resident of Shoreline West
on Jul 27, 2010 at 1:01 am

Not if they are working non-union jobs in the entertainment industry here.

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Posted by Pele
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 27, 2010 at 7:21 am

You would never know it considering how we love to use the Day Laborer Center and just love living off the back of illegal immigrants living in squalor along California Ave.

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Posted by James
a resident of Whisman Station
on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:33 pm

Cost of live index in Mountain View is 160% of the national average.

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Posted by Randy
a resident of Castro City
on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm

So does that mean that while salaries in the bay area are 20% above the national average the cost of living in the bay area is 60% above the national average?

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