College graduation season is nigh, and to help graduates see how much of their income they'd spend on rent, RadPad took a look at the median monthly rent for a 1-bedroom apartment across America. They then compared these prices to the median entry-level salary in those cities.

For instance, graduates who choose to move to New York will spend a great majority of their income on rent:

Clocking in at a median $3,000/month in rent, compared to a $47,000/year entry-level salary, New Yorkers who are new to the job market would be spending 77% of their income on rent if their living arrangements were “average.” With job postings that have increased over the last year, as opposed to the standard decline across the U.S., the Big Apple is hot for jobs in digital marketing, management consulting and hotels and hospitality.

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