They say everything is bigger in Texas, which explains why Dallas has emerged as the largest metropolitan area in the South. Sometimes called the “Silicone Prairie,” this central Texas city enjoys much diversity in its business environment, including technology, life sciences, defense, and telecommunications.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees 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.