Employers in the San Francisco/San Jose area pay their workers, on average, 19% above the national average, according to a new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics survey.
Other top cities: New York City (15% above); Salinas, Calif. (14%); Hartford, Conn. (13%); and Boston (12%). The lowest: workers in Brownsville, Texas, who earned 24% below the national average, followed by Johnstown, Pa. (15%) and Corpus Christi, Texas (13%).
Find your city’s relative pay rank at www.bls.gov/ncs/ocs/payrel.htm.
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