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Career Planning: Choose Your Path

Why You Need to Consider Cost of Living

Cost of living definition - amount of money an individual needs to maintain their standard of living

Best Places to Live - Cost of Living Calculator

Use this link to get a custom cost of living comparison that includes housing, food, utilities, transportation, healthcare costs (including premiums and common surgeries), taxes, and child care prices.

Cost of Living in 2022 Tool: What it is, how to calculate it, and how to compare 

This tool helps you understand how much more or less it might cost to live in a different location.

How to research cost of living?  

When you enter your current location and salary (or hourly wage), the tool will show you the salary or wage amount that would pay for a similar lifestyle in any new location you enter. 


Features listed from the bottom of the Dwellics website including useful links and best city rankings

Career One Stop Compare Cost of Living Tool
Cost of Living scores and indexes are a way to compare the overall price of goods and services between different areas of the United States. The national average is 100, so when you look at a place’s COL Index you can instantly see how much more or less you’ll have to pay to live there.


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