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Where Americans Really Earn the Most from Their Paychecks

New Yorkers may earn more, but don't they get less bang for their buck?
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The amount of money workers make varies substantially across America's cities and metros. Aside from differences in productivity and compensation, there are considerable differences in cost of living. This is why it may be harder to make ends meet in New York, San Francisco, Boston, or D.C. than in, say, Pittsburgh or Charlotte. 

So, when differences in cost of living are taken into account, where do Americans actually make the most money?