City/metro area: Boston
Available IT jobs: 1,902*
Average salary for senior software engineer/developer/programmer: $92,630**
Local attractions: Can you say sports? With the Bruins, Celtics, Patriots and Red Sox near the top of their games, any high-tech sports enthusiast would welcome the chance to spend their downtime in Beantown.
*According to jobs posted on Dice as of May 1, 2009
**According to PayScale, May 2009
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