What makes a city one of the best in regard to technology careers? A couple of key factors quickly bubble to the top, including how much the average IT worker makes in that city, how many opportunities there are, and what the cost of living is. At first glance, that great tech job out in Los Angeles or New York might pay you more than your current position. But after you factor in the cost of living, it quickly becomes obvious that all things are not equal.
So come along for this countrywide tour of the United States as CIO.com counts down what, according to Dice data, are the best U.S. cities for IT jobs.