Nominal wage growth is uneven across cities. Tech hubs such as Seattle and San Francisco continued to thrive. Meanwhile, nominal wages fell over the last year in Charlotte, Detroit, Pittsburgh and Houston.
National (US) Pay Trends
The PayScale Index follows the change in wages of employed U.S. workers, revealing trends in compensation for jobs over time. It specifically measures the quarterly change in the total cash compensation of full-time, private industry employees and education professionals nationally, with additional detail on the 32 largest metropolitan areas, 15 industries, 19 job categories and three company sizes.