I'm an Asian working in IT field in Sweden. I earn around $60,000 (before taxes). If I have salary of around $80,000 (before taxes) in Seattle, would it give same living quality or is it a bad salary for that city?

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Here's a start:

Comparison of living costs Stockholm vs Seattle

I can't comment on taxes etc (I believe they are likely to be higher in Stockholm), but for pure costs it appears Seattle is about 14% more expensive.

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