Cost of Living in Reno, Nevada

Cost of Living in Reno, NV is

7% higher

than the National Average

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Enter your current job title and salary below to see what you would need to earn in Reno, Nevada in order to maintain your standard of living. Plus, see the median salary for your job title in Reno, Nevada.

Whether you're considering relocation to Reno, Nevada or just curious about the cost of living in Reno, Nevada, the PayScale Cost of Living Calculator is the place to begin your research. When looking at the cost of living charts below, be sure to pay attention to the housing expense category. Housing costs and mortgage rates can vary by city because local banks can have different mortgage rates from their national competition. If you are serious about relocation to Reno, Nevada, you might want to investigate local mortgage rate options before you put your house up for sale.

Cost of Living in Reno, Nevada by Expense Category

Cost of Living in Nevada: Reno

When most people think about the bright city lights of Nevada, Las Vegas comes to mind. But in Nevada's southwest corner, Reno is quickly living up to its nickname, "The Biggest Little City in the World." With a booming casino business and many new housing developments, the city of Reno continues to grow. As an increasing number of people consider moving to Reno, many wonder how the cost of living there compares to other cities. The cost of living in Reno is only slightly higher than the national average. As shown in the chart above, this difference in cost of living is spread fairly evenly among major expense categories, including groceries, housing, transportation and health care. One advantage to living in Reno is that the cost of utilities is quite low. To see how the cost of living in your city compares to the cost of living in Nevada, use PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator to compare living expenses between cities.

Salaries in Reno and other Nevada Cities

With the current increase in gas prices, one advantage to working in Reno is that the Average Commute Time is just under twenty minutes, far less than other Average Commute Times in the Unites States. Looking at Salaries in Reno by Job Title, we can see that operations managers and construction project managers earn higher median salaries than many of the other titles listed. How do salaries in Reno compare to those in Las Vegas and other Nevada locations? Find out by researching median Salaries in Nevada by City.

Cost of Living in Reno, Nevada Compared to Other Major Cities

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