The AllHealthCare section of Monster.com compiled a list of the top 10 best cities for people pursuing careers in medical assistant/billing/coding. The list goes into a bit of detail for each city explaining why it made the list. Of course, the most prominent contributing factor is the average pay for workers in the field. But there are many other reasons to live in all of the cities listed. Here are the top five and the average annual salary figures for each. CITY AVG. PAY 1) Vallejo, CA $45,000 2) Danbury, CT $37,000 3) San Francisco, CA $37,000 4) Salinas, CA $35,000 5) Oakland, CA $34,500 The rest of the list and more detailed information on the above cities can be viewed here.