The cost of living in Massachusetts (MA) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Massachusetts is $61,790.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $11,982.00.
The consumer price index (CPI) of 244 in Massachusetts is 8.93% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 224.
This is calculated by averaging the information about the major
metropolitan areas of the state and not by taking the state cost
of living information directly. The factors in the calculation
include the average Massachusetts annual salary, Massachusetts
tax rates and the regional Massachusetts consumer price index.