10 Best U.S. Cities for IT Jobs with Tech Startups

Tech startups have long attracted IT professionals to their payrolls, lured by the opportunity to work on cool projects with new technologies. If you're seeking the thrill of startup life (and the prospect of IPO riches), head to one of the following 10 U.S. cities identified by PayScale as a hotspot for finding high-paying IT jobs with tech startups.
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Economists with salary data provider PayScale compiled a list of the 10 best cities in the U.S. for finding high-paying IT jobs with tech startups. They looked at the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. and determined the number of startup IT jobs available per capita in each location. The company also investigated average salaries in each city. PayScale compared the jobs and salary data with national averages to develop its ranking of hotspots for tech startups.

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