Looking for a bump in salary and lifestyle? Try San Francisco. The US west coast city has soared up the rankings to dislodge Zurich for the highest salaries and highest disposable income after rent, according to Deutsche Bank's "Mapping the World's Prices 2019". Over the past five years alone, San Francisco has risen by seven and 21 places on the two gauges. "The rapid growth of the US tech sector is helping San Fran beat traditional capital cities for incomes," Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, Craig Nicol and Henry Allen write in the report. "While its cost of living is increasing each year and rising up the cost rankings on most measures we cover, it still lags major global capitals. In terms of two-bed rents, however, it is only behind Hong Kong." Much of the shift is down to the dollar's surge over the past half decade, which has helped inflate the position of US cities versus global peers. The greenback is up 20% versus the euro and 23% against sterling in the period. Zurich hasn't re...

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