Why is it that the northern states pay a lot more than the southern states in nursing?
Jul 5, '13
From numbers I've seen thrown around on here (I have no official verification of this but I'm sure someone does somewhere - and if so, please share because I'm genuinely curious), new grad salaries in the south and rural areas seem to be almost half to three quarters of what they are where I currently live (NYC). Here is a cost of living calculator to give you a better idea if those salaries are truly a liveable wage in your given area: Cost of Living comparison calculator
Last edit by ebinbrooklyn on Jul 5, '13
: Reason: edited for clarity
Jul 6, '13
I live in SC, moved from MA. I couldn't afford to live in MA. 300k for a middle of the road home up there. Here, I make crappy money, (and I mean really, really crappy. I'm a CNA) but, my rent is less than half of what I paid there so It all comes out in the wash. Also, homes are much more affordable. :-)
And I should add that trading "s" words is worth it!! Snow for sunshine!!
Last edit by Glycerine82 on Jul 6, '13