According to the survey, 40% of employers said they would pay more than $1,000 to relocate an employee, one-third are willing to spend more than $2,500 and one in 10 employers is willing to spend more than $10,000.
While 42% of workers have relocated to another city for a job, 32% say they have relocated to another state, province or region at least once. Of the workers saying they relocated, 31% say their employer paid for the move.
Nearly 60% of employees say they’d be willing to relocate to another city for a new job and 44% say they’d be willing to relocate to another state, province or region for a new job.
The top five states employees say they would like to relocate to are Florida, California, Arizona, North Carolina and Colorado.
When asked about the type of living accommodations workers chose when relocating for a job, 41% said they moved into an apartment, 36% said a house, 5% said hotel, 4% said a condo and 16% made other arrangements.
This survey was conducted among 2,417 hiring managers and human resource professionals, and 5,727 U.S. employees.
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