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The Cities with the Fastest and Slowest Wage Growth

Posted by Carah Counts on July 28, 2015

The Cities with the Fastest and Slowest Wage Growth | Carah Counts | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.Headlight Data analyzed wage changes within American cities between 2013 and 2014.

Among cities with at least 1,000,000 citizens, wages grew significantly in some municipalities, but grew only marginally or even declined in others.

The top city for wage growth last year was San Jose, California, with an average 6.8% pay growth. Seattle, Boston, and Houston followed close behind.

The only city in America where wages actually fell last year was Las Vegas, Nevada, with an average -1.3% paid to already cash-strapped area employees. See where your city stacks up.

Read full article at Forbes.

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Carah Counts

Carah is a Product Manager here at CareATC. When she's not busy working on our product strategy and roadmap, she dabbles in the occasional creative project or blog post.

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