How much do you pay for housing?

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May 12 12 Comments

How much do you pay each year as a percentage of pretax income?

Please only vote if you are in bay area.

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  • TuneIn iiipo
    Shouldn't housing percentage calculated over after tax income? I mean, what's the point of counting money you'll never see as income?
    May 120
  • New / Eng
    Mlup06

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    Urban Airship
    Mlup06more
    kinda curious about geographic breakdown.

    i took a job at a non profit after 10 years employment at tc 113k in Portland. i justify the low wage by a) 30k non profit discount and b) low cost of living compared to the bay.
    May 125
    • Microsoft / Product
      Brazuka

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      Bain & Company
      Brazukamore
      Non profit workers don't pay income tax?
      May 12
    • New / Eng
      Mlup06

      NewEng

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      Urban Airship
      Mlup06more
      they do? not sure how i implied they wouldn’t.
      May 13
    • New / Eng
      Mlup06

      NewEng

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      Urban Airship
      Mlup06more
      30k discount is how much more i’d ask to work for a for profit.
      May 13
    • Microsoft / Product
      Brazuka

      MicrosoftProduct

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      Bain & Company
      Brazukamore
      Ah, got it
      May 13
    • Intel Riso4ever
      Anther portland OR guy here. The increase of value of my house since I bought it has exceeded the total interest+tax+hoa expenses. LCOL geos have their advantages.
      6d
  • Capital One / Product
    ironside

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    OSIsoft
    ironsidemore
    Bought a house in 2010 so less than 10%
    May 130
  • Apple / Engsrand()
    Also this should state percentage of base pay.
    May 120
  • Reddit / Engpzqf14
    Didnt read the pretax portion before voting. Add another vote to 10-20 and take one from 20-30.
    May 120
  • Splunk / EngKbhdjx
    16% of pre tax TC for a 3b3b TH in SJC
    May 120
  • Tableau / EngDuckDodge
    Counting exclusively mortgage, insurance, and property taxes for a 3br/2ba: 12.4%
    May 120

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