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The Best-Paid Cities in the World

The 10 Best Paid Cities in the World

There's more to purchasing power than the gross number on your paycheck. Nobody knows that better than residents of Copenhagen, who earn more before taxes on average than any other city in the world. However, after accounting for taxes, hours worked, social security contributions, transportation, and the cost of groceries and household items, workers in Copenhagen have weaker purchasing power compared to cities where the average gross pay is less.

The UBS Prices and Earnings report factored in the necessary pieces to determine which cities are the best paid in the world. Find out the 10 cities where purchasing power is strongest when you read more.

  1. Zurich, Switzerland
  2. Geneva, Switzerland
  3. New York, New York
  4. Dublin, Ireland
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Copenhagen, Denmark
  7. Los Angeles, California
  8. Oslo, Norway
  9. Helsinki, Finland
  10. Miami, Florida
Source: Getty
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