Whoever thought that working remotely was just a fad or a perk for the lucky saw the world convert over to a distributed workforce nearly overnight during the pandemic. Now that many regions are loosening restrictions and many are returning to work for the first time in over a year, has the landscape changed? In some cases, Americans have packed up and settled into completely different metropolitan areas.
It’s important to note that changing your city, working remote, or a hybrid and flexible work schedule may come with tradeoffs. Always consider the value of a dollar and how regional differences aren’t all the same. Your dollar is likely to go much further in Oklahoma than California, for instance.
Take a look at the impact of work from home (WFH) and overcoming the modern wage gap in the following infographic below: