by Matt Alderton | September 04, 2017
Although you love your profession, let's be honest: You don't work for love; rather, you work for money. To maximize the amount of it you can earn, consider seeking a job in one of the following U.S. cities, which pay the highest salaries in the nation, according to LinkedIn's inaugural "State of the Salary" report:




10. Chicago, IL
Median salary: $79,000

9. Denver, CO
Median salary: $80,300

8. Austin, TX
Median salary: $80,600

7. Los Angeles, CA
Median salary: $82,100

6. Houston, TX
Median salary: $82,000

5. Boston, MA
Median salary: $86,000

4. New York, NY
Median salary: $86,600

3. Washington, DC
Median salary: $87,300

2. Seattle, WA
Median salary: $95,600

1. San Francisco, CA (pictured)
Median salary: $112,400


Source: LinkedIn