Portland workers bring home less money after taxes


Study tracks how much a worker in different cities would bring home from a $45,000 salary.

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BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

A study by Payroll City tracked how much a worker in different cities would bring home from a $45,000 salary.

Portland finished second-to-last of the 18 cities studied, Portland Business Journal reports.

In Portland, single workers earning that figure bring home $31,853 while those who are married net $34,212. The city ranked 16th on the list.

Of the 18 cities on the list, New York was last, at $31,643/$33,626. Phoenix was first, at $33,873/$35,805.

In Seattle, where there is no state income tax, workers netted about $35,000 to $37,000.

 




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