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Minneapolis Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated July 10, 2018

Minneapolis-St. Paul, also known as the Twin Cities, is the third largest metropolitan area in the Midwest. Manufacturing and commerce contribute most to the Minneapolis economy. The main areas of manufacturing include electronics, medical equipment, and machinery.

Wage Growth for Minneapolis Metro Area, Q2 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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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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