I found a relocation calculator. I don't know how accurate it really is, but it seems to give reasonable results.
Moving from Altus, Oklahoma to New York, New York (at $60,000):
The cost of living in New York, NY is 178.4% higher than in Altus, OK. Therefore, you would have to earn a salary of $167,053 to maintain your current standard of living.
Employers in New York, NY typically pay 38.4% more than employers in Altus, OK. Therefore, if you take the same type of job in the same type of company in New York, NY you are likely to earn $83,055.