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City and Relocation Information

Salary

  • School of Management Employment Statistics: Find salaries for graduates of the school at the bachelor's and master's levels. It includes data from the last five years.
  • Salary.com: Find salary information for various titles and determine cost of living comparisons between your current city and intended relocation city.
  • Glass Door: Find jobs and see company salaries, reviews, and interviews – all posted anonymously by employees.
  • NACE: Find salary for specific position titles that accounts for location, work experience and education.

Cost of Living

  • Salary.com: Use this cost of living tool to calculate what recruiters are paying in other areas compared to the actual cost of living.
  • Homefair: Find specific cost of living statistics for various living expenses based on location.
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Find geographic location specific information on wages, benefits, safety, health, employment and inflation.
  • Sperling’s Best Places: Compare the expenses of any two cities in the U.S. by food, housing, utilities, transportation health and miscellaneous expense. 
  • Bankrate: Compare specific expenses within clothing, food, health and utility for two cities. Also has other handy calculator tools for mortgages, auto loans, tuition repayment, etc.

General Relocation Information

  • CRC's Geographic - Specific Job Search Tips Sheet [PDF]: The CRC has compiled a list of Web resources for students conducting a job search outside of Western New York.
  • BIZ JOURNALS: Read or subscribe to other cities’ business journals. You can learn quite a bit about the economic climate of an area by reading these periodicals.
  • City Reports: Homefair City Reports™ gives you a free side-by-side comparison of two cities' cost of living, climate, demographics and other vital information from a database that is kept current with quarterly updates.