www.salary.com has data on pay and benefits for various careers/jobs on a per-location basis. Plug in your data, get a comparison. If it's just about the money, that's where I'd go for data.
From what I've seen, production support often gets higher pay right now, but also has the highest stress and off-hours stuff. Dev often has a slightly lower payscale, but requires less weekends and evenings (except during crunch time, if your company works that way).
I do both, and don't mind the odd hours they sometimes require. I like working for small/medium companies, where I can have some variety in my duties on any given day, instead of doing the same thing all the time. I make less money that way, but it's worth it to me.
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