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Phoenix Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated October 9, 2018

The early Phoenix economy was based primarily in agriculture, with cotton, citrus, and cattle among the leading products. Today, farmland has turned to suburbs and Phoenix does bigger business in tourism, and manufacturing.

Wage Growth for Phoenix Metro Area, Q3 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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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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