Between the Bay Area’s high cost of living and skilled workforce, it’s no surprise that the region is home to many of the highest-paying companies in the country. According to a survey by Glassdoor, more than half of the top-paying companies – by base salary and total compensation – are tech companies based in the Bay Area.
“Tech employers in particular are still in the midst of a very active war for talent, as there is a shortage of highly skilled workers needed,” says Scott Dobroski of Glassdoor. “With so many companies looking for these candidates and in a place where the cost-of-living is extremely high, this is largely why we’re seeing sky-high salaries being offered.”
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