Workers get big bang for their salary buck in Dallas and Fort Worth

By John Egan

It truly pays to live and work in Dallas or Fort Worth. A new ranking from puts the two cities — and Houston, too — among the top 10 places in the U.S. for stretching your salary.

To come up with its ranking, examined the average annual salary for 127 white-collar “business” jobs listed on career website Indeed — such as HR director, marketing manager, and IT manager — and subtracted the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment, based on data from apartment search website Rent Jungle. According to that measure, Dallas is No. 4, Houston is No. 7, and Fort Worth is No. 9.

In all, sifted through data for 65 major U.S. markets.

Read more from CultureMap Dallas…

Comments are closed.