San Diego Metro Area Pay Trends

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Outside of great weather, San Diego is known primarily for its large defense and military sector. Home to the only submarine and shipbuilding port in the country, this coastal city hosts the largest naval fleet in the world. Other big contributors to the economy include tourism and international trade.

Wage Growth for San Diego Metro Area, Q4 2018

2.5%

since last quarter

3.0%

year over year

16.1%

since 2006

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The PayScale Index: San Diego Metro Area20172018% Change Since 200610.0%10.6%11.2%11.8%12.4%13.0%13.6%14.2%14.8%15.4%16.0%16.6%) San Diego 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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