The Big Apple serves as a hub for the world’s financial trading. Combining Wall Street, top-dollar real estate, and numerous tourist attractions, New York City often tops “Best Of” lists for tourism and big business.
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.