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Boston Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated October 9, 2018

Boston is one of America's oldest cities. Its economy relies mainly on healthcare, finance, and education. Tourism also contributes a great deal to Boston's economy. With more than 60 historical sites, Boston is among the top 10 tourist attractions in the U.S.

Wage Growth for Boston Metro Area, Q3 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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