07 Jul 2015 Top 10 Mid-Sized Metros with the Fastest Wage Growth in 2014: Salaries Grew Fastest in Winston-Salem, Boise City, Chattanooga; Slowest in Palm Bay-FL, Madison, and Jackson-MS
Recently released data show that wages grew 3.1% in 2014 in the US, the fastest growth in the past seven years – since 2007 at the peak of the pre-recession boom (4.5%).
Across mid-sized metros in the US, wage growth varied from a high of 4.6% in Winston-Salem, NC to a low of 0.3% in Palm-Bay, FL.
Mid-sized metros with the fastest growing wage levels (average salary across all industries) in 2014 were Winston-Salem, NC; Boise City, ID; Chattanooga, TN; Toledo, OH; and Allentown, PA.
Mid-sized metros with the slowest wage growth were Palm Bay, FL; Madison, WI; Jackson, MS; Wichita, KS; and Bridgeport, CT.
Click here to download a spreadsheet of data for all metros.
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