In general, getting an employee to accept a domestic relocation can be difficult. It is not easy to uproot a family, logistically manage a move, and establish oneself in a new city. However, it can be even more challenging when the new location is considerably more expensive. If you need to relocate talent to high-cost locations, it might be worth taking a fresh look at your U.S. domestic relocation policies to make sure you adequately address high cost concerns.
Having a differentiated salary structure may not eliminate the need to pay a COLA