CivMetrics collects key economic data for the largest cities in the United States. In this post, we look at the latest wage data for the largest counties in the United States. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com. Data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released February 22, 2023.
New quarterly data illuminates wage growth in the largest counties, and how it compares to the national average.
Weekly wages rose 6.7% nationally since last year. But growth varied by county.
Here are the counties where weekly wages grew the most over the past year:
Here are the cities where weekly wages lagged behind over the past year:
Below, find a sortable table of average weekly wage and annual wage growth by county: