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Cost of Living Comparison:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Los Angeles, California

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A salary of $450,000 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania should increase to $751,658 in Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living IndexesPhiladelphiaLos Angeles
Overall99.5166.2
Food121.295.5
Housing68.7314.1
Utilities128.7110
Transportation106.3102.2
Health100.893.3
Miscellaneous115.791.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Los Angeles is 67% more expensive than Philadelphia.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 357% more expensive in Los Angeles.

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