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Austin Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated April 11, 2017

The capital of Texas, Austin is the 11th most-populated and fastest-growing city in the United States. A high-tech hub, Austin is home to numerous tech companies, and pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "Keep Austin Weird" has been a local motto for years, not only to promote Austin's eccentricity and diversity, but also to bolster support of local independent businesses.

Wage Growth for Austin Metro Area, Q1 2017

-0.7%

since last quarter

11.9%

since 2006

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The PayScale Index: Austin Metro Area vs. National (US) by Quarter
Quarterly Compensation Trends for Austin Metro Area
The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.
Austin Metro Area
National (US)

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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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