• 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, NY$117,946
    San Francisco, CA$87,892
    Boston, MA$74,054
    Providence, RI$66,270
    Philadelphia, PA$64,649
    Baltimore, MD$58,865
    Minneapolis, MN$58,432
    Cleveland, OH$54,378
    Pittsburgh, PA$51,676
    Austin, TX$50,973
    Durham, NC$49,676
    Nashville, TN$48,486
    Memphis, TN$46,378

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