While most people look for jobs close to home, it seems a lot of people would be open to moving for the perfect gig. In fact, a new poll finds that 62% of Americans would be open to relocating for a job, As for why, there are a whole host of reasons.
The survey by Robert Half finds that the biggest motivator to relocate is better pay/perks, with 44% of respondents saying that’s the top reason to move for a new gig. Other reasons include:
- Family/personal reasons (17%)
- Cost of living (16%)
- Career advancement (16%)
- Weather (6%)
The poll also finds that folks in Raleigh, North Carolina are the most willing to relocate for a job, followed by Miami and Des Moines, Charlotte, and Los Angeles and Seattle. On the flipside, workers in Minneapolis are least likely to move for a gig followed by Boston and Philadelphia, Detroit and Atlanta.
Source: Robert Half