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Get Paid to Live in Paducah, Kentucky

Up to $2,500 in relocation reimbursement to be used towards moving expenses

Up to $70 per month towards internet expenses for 12 months

Waiver of the City of Paducah's 2% payroll tax for 12 months

Arts & Culture Welcome Package - includes museum and symphony tickets, yoga passes, and more!

Total Incentive

Move to Paducah


Natural beauty, history and a love of art blend to make Paducah a hidden gem of Kentucky. Located in the Four Rivers Area in western Kentucky, the historic downtown abuts the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers. The warm, humid summers allow residents and visitors alike to enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities, including boating, swimming, hiking, biking, camping and rollerblading in one of the many parks, including Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Top attractions include the historic downtown area, which is separated from the river by the Floodwall Murals, an artistic look at the town’s history. After visiting museums and shopping in the historic district, you can catch a live show at the Market House Theatre and eat at one of the many restaurants. Paducah is offering an incentive package to remote workers to help you experience and immerse yourself into Paducah's cultural and educational experiences. This package of incentives is valued at nearly $6,500 (assuming an annual salary of $100,000). Individuals qualifying for the City of Paducah's Remote Workers Incentive Program may be eligible to receive the following: 1. Relocation Reimbursement - Up to $2,500 reimbursement for expenses associated with relocating to the City of Paducah. Eligible expenses include renter’s deposit, down payment on a home, rental of moving trucks or trailers, the hiring of professional movers, and/or the purchase of packing materials. 2. Internet Allowance - Up to $70.00 per month reimbursement for 12 months for fees associated with internet services provided to a residence located within the City of Paducah. 3. Payroll Tax Waiver - Waiver of City of Paducah 2% payroll tax for 12 months. 4. Arts & Culture Welcome Package - Receive tickets/passes, memberships, and/or experiences to a variety of Paducah's arts and culture amenities. Participating partners include The National Quilt Museum, True North Yoga, Paducah Symphony Orchestra, The Carson Center for the Performing Arts, Yeiser Art Center, River Discovery Center, and Maiden Alley Cinema.


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Eligibility Requirements
  • Be 21 years old or older

  • Be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or have other credentials necessary to work in the United States

  • Live at least 100 miles outside the limits of the City of Paducah at the time of application for the program

  • Work full-time for a company in which all offices are located at least 100 miles outside the Paducah city limits

  • Be able to perform a majority of their employment duties remotely from a home office or co-working space

  • Acquire primary residency in the City of Paducah within three (3) months of acceptance into the Remote Workers Incentive Program

  • Agree in writing to retain primary residence in the City of Paducah for at least one year beyond the initial twelve-month program

  • Not be a participant in any other publicly-funded program/initiative

Other Details

Offer Categories

Relocation Reimbursement
Free Gift
Tax Credit

How It Works

This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.

1. Apply

Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.

2. Get Pre-Qualified

Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.

3. Confirm Eligibility

Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.

4. Accept and Make Your Move

Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.