As far as removal prices, here is what I am doing in Indy...
Last year was my first year with be removals, so I was mostly just doing them to gain experience. I was glad to drive up to about 50 miles for swarms, and did not charge for them. I did a few trap outs, 2 close to home for no charge, and one for $100 for gas since it was a bit farther away. I got a contractor/beek friend involved in the one cut out call I received. (You met him when you were out this way last year.) We did not charge for the cut out itself, but my friend did the repairs for the cost of materials plus a bit.
This year my contractor/beek friend and our beek wives have formed an informal 'bee removal co-op', loosely tied to our non profit homeschooling co-op. We will still be happy to drive 40ish miles for a swarm and not charge for it, although we will be glad to accept donations to the homeschool coop. Trap outs will be minimum of $100, (more if we have to travel far or if they are high up or very complicated.) Cut outs will be evaluated case by case, but easy cut outs without repairs will also start at around $100. We will consider more complicated cut outs and/or do repairs for around $500 plus materials.
Since we are not doing this for a living we will turn down anything too dangerous or complicated. I am sure that 'professionals' charge more than this, even in the midwest. In New Jersey you could probably charge for urban/suburban swarms since people may be freaked out and just want to be rid of them. You could probably get several times what we are asking for removals in your area.
I agree with what Fish said: People think they are doing you and the bees a favor, and may be reluctant to pay for a removal. I tend to agree that getting a free swarm is a bit of a favor, but removals are different. Explain the potential property damage if they are not removed. Point out that you may end up with diseased or queenless bees for your trouble. Make them aware that even with CCD around, you can buy (a nuc of) healthy bees with a queen for less than $100 without all the time and effort involved in a removal.