Here's how much more a $75,000 salary in New York will get you in 25 other US cities

Astrakan Images/GettyA $US75,000 salary in Manhattan is equal to $US121,561 in Los Angeles.
  • A $US75,000 salary may not feel like a lot in New York City, but it could get you far elsewhere.
  • We used Bankrate’s cost of living calculator to find the equivalent of a $US75,000 NYC salary in some of the biggest US cities.
  • For example, a $US75,000 salary in Manhattan is equal to $US121,561 in Los Angeles.

A $US75,000 salary may not feel like a lot in New York City, but it could get you far elsewhere.

To find out what $US75,000 is worth in other US cities, we used Bankrate’s cost of living calculator, a tool that’s helpful if you’re moving to a new city and want to see what how far your current income will go.

The United States Office of Management and Budget has a list of the country’s biggest metros. We pulled the top 25 and plugged them into Bankrate’s cost of living calculator, using a $US75,000 income in Manhattan as the constant variable. The calculator did not provide data for some big metros, including Riverside, California.

Below, see how much more a $US75,000 salary in New York will get you in 25 other cities.


25. San Francisco, California

What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US96,684


24. Washington, DC

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US116,178


23. San Diego, California

What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US117,783


22. Boston, Massachusetts

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US118,191


20 (TIE). Los Angeles, California

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US121,561


20 (TIE). Seattle, Washington

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US121,561


19. Portland, Oregon

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US131,699


18. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US142,720


17. Chicago, Illinois

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US146,773


16. Baltimore, Maryland

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US151,197


15. Miami, Florida

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US151,870


14. Denver, Colorado

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US155,611


13. Las Vegas, Nevada

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US157,625


12. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US157,625


11. Atlanta, Georgia

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US170,721


10. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US172,972


8 (TIE). Houston, Texas

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US173,676


8 (TIE). Orlando, Florida

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US173,676


7. Charlotte, North Carolina

What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US176,919


6. Dallas, Texas

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US177,471


5. Phoenix, Arizona

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US177,842


4. Detroit, Michigan

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US178,961


3. St. Louis, Missouri

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US184,378


2. Tampa, Florida

What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US186,190


1. San Antonio, Texas

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What a $US75,000 NYC salary is equivalent to: $US195,361

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