Originally Posted by deerebowtie
You leave out that 60k job requires a certain dress code, and chance cost of living expenses, etc. It would be tight..
A certain dress code? Really, how much does it cost for about 5 shirts and pairs of khakis? (4 if you have casual fridays). $200?
I think there are tens of thousands of engineers in the area making more than 60k. Most aren't dressing very fancy, at least everywhere I've worked.