The 30 US cities where salaries go the furthest

By Samanda Dorger A salary offer may sound tempting, but is it enough to cover expenses, have a life, and set money aside for retirement when you consider the cost of living in that city? When you’re weighing job offers in a new city, the highest salary is a critical deciding factor. But you also think about whether you want to live there—and how affordable the city is. The average salary in San Francisco is $86,212, according to CashNetUSA, which sounds pretty good until you look at rents and home prices there. When adjusted for cost of living, it's like making $22,114 less. You have to wonde...