Wages, salaries, and total compensation are rising faster in Miami than any other major city.
In the 12 month period ending June 2017, wages and salaries in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL MSA increased 3.9%, while total compensation was up 3.7%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Seattle ranked second in wages and salaries gains at 3.6%, while New York placed second for total compensation increase at 3.3%. Washington D.C. and Philadelphia ranked lowest.
Wage gains are also accelerating. In 2015-2016, the increase in Miami was 2.5% for total compensation and 2.9% for wages and salaries.
Miami Today first reported the data.
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