• Cost of Living

    With all of the arts, entertainment and nightlife attractions that Cincinnati has to offer, it might come as a surprise that the Queen City is one of the most affordable cities in the country. But our cost of living is actually much lower than many high-profile American cities.

    Here are other cities with major research centers and what you would need to make to equal the purchasing power of a $50,000 salary in Cincinnati.

    A $50,000 Cincinnati salary is equal to:

    New York City$117,946
    San Francisco$87,892
    Boston$74,054
    Providence$66,270
    Philadelphia$64,649
    Baltimore$58,865
    Minneapolis$58,432
    Cleveland$54,378
    Pittsburgh$51,676
    Austin, TX$50,973
    Durham, NC$49,676

    Figures based on cost-of-living calculations from PayScale as of June, 2015