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You can earn the highest salaries in the world in these cities

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By: Jess Edwards

Have you ever thought about packing it all in and moving to a city where you can be paid more for all the work you do?

This list of cities with the highest average salaries may just help you decide where to go — and you may not have previously considered the number one spot.

The info comes from Deutsche Bank's annual "Mapping the world's prices" report, which looks at the costs of goods and services, living and average earning figures for the most powerful cities in the world.

Unsurprisingly, London makes the top 24 — the cost of living is so high, salaries have to be bigger — as does financial hotspot New York. There are also two Aussie cities in the top 10.

But if you want to find a better way of living and don't fancy being as far away as the States, the answer could be in global banking centre Zurich, Switzerland, which tops the list with monthly average salaries of $5,876 (approx. $7,981 AUD).

Of course, you might have to be a banker to see figures as high as that...

See the full list of 24 cities below and happy day-dreaming!

24. Edinburgh, UK — $2,293 (approx. $3,116 AUD)

23. Ottawa, Canada — $2,446 (approx. $3,324 AUD)

22. Amsterdam, Netherlands — $2,493 (approx. $3,388 AUD)

21. Toronto, Canada — $2,560 (approx. $3,479 AUD)

20. Paris, France — $2,583 (approx. $3,510 AUD)

19. Dublin, Ireland — $2,603 (approx. $3,537 AUD)

18. Helsinki, Finland — $2,620 (approx. $3,560 AUD)

17. Stockholm, Sweden — $2,622 (approx. $3,563 AUD)

16. Frankfurt, Germany — $2,626 (approx. $3,568 AUD)

15. Hong Kong — $2,715 (approx. $3,689 AUD)

14. Auckland, New Zealand — $2,762 (approx. $3,753 AUD)

13. London, UK — $2,776 (approx. $3,772 AUD)

12. Tokyo, Japan — $2,897 (approx. $3,935 AUD)

11. Wellington, New Zealand — $2,941 (approx. $3,995 AUD)

10. Copenhagen, Denmark — $2,958 (approx. $4,018 AUD)

9. Singapore — $3,077 (approx. $4,180 AUD)

8. Oslo, Norway — $3,154 (approx. $4,283 AUD)

7. Melbourne, Australia — $3,344 (approx. $4,541 AUD)

6. Sydney, Australia — $3,451 (approx. $4,686 AUD)

5. Chicago, USA — $3,622 (approx. $4,918 AUD)

4. New York, USA — $4,304 (approx. $5,844 AUD)

3. Boston, USA — $4,322 (approx. $5,869 AUD)

2. San Francisco, USA — $4,817 (approx. $6,542 AUD)

1. Zurich, Switzerland — $5,876 (approx. $7,980 AUD)

Via: Cosmopolitan UK