Software engineers are in high demand across the United States, and depending upon where you live, you can make a killing at this job. But don’t overlook what you’re really making when you factor in the cost of living. Online jobs marketplace Glassdoor has crunched the numbers by looking at the ratio of each city’s local median software engineer base salary to its official cost of living figures from the federal government.
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