Dallas Metro Area Pay Trends

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They say everything is bigger in Texas, which explains why Dallas has emerged as the largest metropolitan area in the South. Sometimes called the “Silicon Prairie,” this central Texas city enjoys much diversity in its business environment, including technology, life sciences, defense, and telecommunications.

Wage Growth for Dallas Metro Area, Q4 2018

1.0%

since last quarter

0.6%

year over year

13.8%

since 2006

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The PayScale Index: Dallas Metro Area20172018% Change Since 200611.0%11.4%11.8%12.2%12.6%13.0%13.4%13.8%14.2%14.6%15.0%) Dallas Metro Area© 2019 PayScale, Inc.

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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation

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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