Nationwide, 37% of U.S. jobs can be performed remotely, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s a stat that varies according to location. For instance, more than 45% of jobs in San Francisco, San Jose and Washington, D.C., are remote-ready, while the figure stands at 30% or less for jobs in Las Vegas, Fort Myers, Fla., and Grand Rapids, Mich.
The rise in remote jobs now enables employers to expand their reach and recruit skilled candidates from anywhere in the country. While good news, one key question has surfaced: Do salaries need to be adjusted for cost-of-living