Here’s how far a $100,000 salary actually goes in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — As the cost of living has increased in cities across the U.S., Charlotteans can expect more bang for their buck than many of their national peers.

SmartAsset, a New York-based financial technology company, recently analyzed how far an annual salary of $100,000 would go in 76 of the nation’s largest cities. To do so, SmartAsset applied taxes to the $100,000 salary in each place and then adjusted those figures for cost of living.

It ranked Charlotte at No. 29 on the list, calculating an adjusted take-home pay of $72,985.

Of the North Carolina cities included in the analysis, Charlotte held the second-best rank.

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