Salaries may be high in California’s Silicon Valley, but so is this cost of living too! So is it all cool working for the big boys in Silicon Valley or can someone make just as much or more even by staying away from the valley and working from home or another location. This graphic shows just where the money is and where it goes in expenses such as local taxes and the cost of living too! Of course, this does not take into account how cool it is working in Silicon Valley, mixing with the movers and shakers in the technology world, money simply cannot buy that sort of networking.
Source [Cool Info Graphics]