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Cincinnati Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated April 11, 2017

The first major American city founded after the American Revolution, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and the 65th-largest city in the United States. The city has the fastest-growing economy in the Midwestern United States. Several Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the city, including Procter & Gamble, The Kroger Company, Macy's, Inc., and General Electric.

Wage Growth for Cincinnati Metro Area, Q1 2017


since last quarter


since 2006

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