01/23/2012 01:54 pm ET

Top 20 Best-Paying Cities For Women

The following ranking of the top 20 cities where women earn the most was compiled from the 2010 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau, using the average earnings for full-time, year-round female workers in the largest metro areas in the U.S.

No. 1: San Jose, CA

Women's mean earnings in 2010: $67,052 Percentage of men's earnings: 72.7%

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