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Check out the effective pay cut you may be taking due to rising gas prices in your metro.

 

 

Check out Salary.com's list of the most expensive cities in which to commute. You may need a raise if you have one of these costly commutes. Click on your city to learn how to negotiate a raise, see what you are worth in your metro, and view cost-of-living data.

City
Gas Price Salary Cut at Current Price
(avg.worker/year)
Gas Price Salary Cut at $5.00 per gallon
(avg.worker/year)
1 Brownsville, TX
4.6%
8.7%
2 Rochester, NY
4.5%
7.5%
3 Honolulu, HI
4.4%
6.5%
4 Riverside, CA
4.4%
7.3%
5 Albany, NY
4.3%
7.2%
6 New York, NY
4.1%
6.9%
7 Springfield, MA
4.1%
7.0%
8 Orlando, FL
4.1%
7.4%
9 Richmond, VA
4.1%
7.4%
10 Pensacola, FL
4.0%
7.3%
11 Tucson, AZ
4.0%
6.8%
12 Sarasota, FL
4.0%
7.2%
13 San Diego, CA
3.9%
6.6%
14 Spokane, WA
3.7%
6.5%
15 Philadelphia, PA
3.7%
6.6%
16 Baltimore, MD
3.7%
6.5%
17 Las Vegas, NV
3.7%
6.3%
18 Miami, FL
3.7%
6.6%
19 Jacksonville, FL
3.7%
6.6%
20 Newark, NJ
3.6%
6.2%
21 Chicago, IL
3.5%
6.4%
22 Providence, RI
3.5%
6.0%
3.5%
6.5%
3.5%
6.5%
3.5%
6.6%
3.4%
6.7%
3.4%
6.4%
3.4%
6.6%
3.4%
6.1%
3.4%
5.8%
3.4%
6.2%
3.4%
6.3%
3.4%
6.2%
3.4%
5.7%
3.4%
5.6%
3.3%
5.6%
3.3%
6.0%
3.3%
6.3%
3.3%
5.9%
3.3%
5.9%
3.3%
5.5%
3.3%
6.0%
3.3%
5.6%
3.3%
5.8%
3.2%
5.5%
3.1%
5.2%
3.1%
5.5%
3.1%
5.1%
3.0%
5.3%
3.0%
5.1%
3.0%
5.6%
3.0%
5.6%
3.0%
5.7%
3.0%
5.5%
3.0%
5.6%
3.0%
5.5%
2.9%
5.5%
2.9%
5.5%
59 Washington, DC
2.9%
4.9%
2.9%
5.0%
2.9%
5.4%
2.9%
5.5%
2.9%
5.8%
2.8%
5.1%
2.8%
5.3%
2.8%
5.5%
2.8%
4.8%
2.8%
4.9%
2.8%
5.3%
2.8%
5.3%
2.8%
4.9%
2.8%
5.1%
2.7%
5.2%
2.7%
5.2%
2.7%
4.5%
2.7%
5.1%
2.7%
5.3%
2.6%
4.6%
2.6%
4.4%
2.6%
4.6%
2.6%
4.4%
2.5%
4.7%
2.5%
5.0%
2.5%
4.9%
2.4%
4.4%
2.2%
3.7%
2.1%
3.6%
2.0%
3.3%
Source: Salary.com October 2005


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