Best Cities to Find a Remote Job that Pays $100,000 (Or More)


Between August and October 2022, Ladders identified the best U.S. cities with the highest number of listings for remote jobs that pay $100,000 or more. San Francisco and New York have the highest place on the list for offering high-paying remote jobs. Other cities like Washington D.C. and Chicago are also part.

Salaries can greatly vary depending on their location. According to a study by FlexJobs, over 95% of remote jobs have geographic requirements.

US Best Cities to Find High-Paying Remote Jobs 

According to Ladders, these are the best cities in the US to find remote jobs that pay at least $100,000: 

  1. San Francisco 
  2. New York
  3. Washington D.C.
  4. Boston 
  5. Chicago 
  6. Los Angeles 
  7. Seattle
  8. Austin
  9. Atlanta
  10. Dallas 

And the remote jobs that likely pay the highest salaries are:

  • Software engineer: $100,000 to $150,000
  • Data engineer: $100,000 to $150,000
  • Project manager: $150,000 to $200,000
  • Account executive: $150,000 to $200,000
  • Product manager: $100,000 to $150,000

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