In general, city life is expensive. But some of the biggest cities are also home to some of the biggest paychecks.
In San Francisco, for instance, young people bring home an average of $3,540 a month.
That's according to personal finance app Clarity Money, which surveyed its 400,000 users to compare the average monthly income of young consumers across major U.S. cities. It then provided CNBC with the 12 cities where millennials — defined as those between 22 and 37 years old — earn the most.
Read on to see how much young professionals are bringing home every month (after taxes) in these 12 high-earning cities.