It may have something to do with money. The average annual salary in San Francisco, reports the SF Chronicle, is just above $62,680. Meanwhile a lot of people are earning a lot less including those who work retail ($28,360) and wait staff ($23,360). Read more here.
Although life is good for software developers ($110,950), do as well for stability and paycheck then some working for the city’s fire department.
John Coté points out this morning, “Mayor Ed Lee may get the august, wood-paneled office in City Hall’s Room 200 and a Chevy Volt chauffeured by a security detail, but 48 city employees took home more pay than Lee’s $270,910 in fiscal 2012-13, the figures show.” Read more here.