Cost of living in San Jose, California (United States) is 43% more expensive than in Arica (Chile)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 659 prices entered by 150 different people.
For example, you would need at least CH$3,906,437 ($5,998) in San Jose, California to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with CH$2,730,000 in Arica.