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- Jun 19, '12 by funnywomanQuote from UpliftingRNlol, one of the reason why I came to the conclusion that I was not going to move to new york city. I figure I may just do a travel assignment one day and leave it at that.I'm leaving NYC because I don't want to start a family in a 2 bdrm shoebox and transport baby strollers up walk ups or subways or buses. Quality of life on a normal salary in NYC sucks for a family.
- Jun 22, '12 by MrChicagoRNQuote from UpliftingRNhttp://www.bankrate.com/calculators/...lator.aspxMuch lower cost of living in Chicago, especially if compared to ManhattanI have a question.... Is 56,000 a decent salary to live on in Chicago? I'm moving there from NYC where I'm making 84,000! I expected a lower salary considering the lower cost of living but it still seems quite low. Any thoughts?
- Jun 22, '12 by ArtisticNurseQuote from MrChicagoRNMr Chicago, the link doesn't work (at least for me)http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/...lator.aspxMuch lower cost of living in Chicago, especially if compared to Manhattan
- Jul 5, '12 by citygirl2RN with 16 yrs experience, thinking about taking a travel contract in Chicago and if all goes well, staying on perm. I just came back from Philly, am now in Raleigh, and we are looking for an adventure! I love city living, but I know parking in any large city is costly at best. Oak Park/Riverside sound like nice options..as long as there is easy PT around, I don't mind being just outside the city. Any info on hospitals and getting license by endorsement appreciated!