Should I work in the US or the UK? - which pays best?

Jones, Christopher c.jones at
Tue Dec 13 21:36:32 GMT 2011

On 13 Dec 2011, at 21:01, Simon Wistow wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:25:58AM -0500, Uri Guttman said:
>> and that is only the tip of the iceberg. there are visa issues, where to 
>> live, where to send your optional kids to school, cultural differences, 
>> moving expenses (one client of mine does help with that), etc.
> So, I'll bite. This is based on my last 4 years working in SF. YMMV, 
> IANAL etc etc.
> For what it's worth. I still live out here, don't have any plans to come 
> back to London any time soon, if ever. Make of that what you will.
> Also, this is not exhaustive, not universal, completely subjective and 
> probably inaccurate.

Interestingly (at least to me) - my list of things I love and hate about the U.K. would be a different list, but of a similar length.

And I'm English born and bred - lived, schooled and worked here all my life…… 


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