The 15 Industries With The Fastest-Growing Wages

While the latest jobs news was disappointing, there's some good news about wages.
Data company PayScale found that in the past year, wages have grown at their fastest rate since 2007.
Below are the top 15 industries with the fastest-growing wages, based on the PayScale Index, which "follows changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the U.S. and Canada":

Rank                                   Industry                                   Q2 2012 Year-Over-Year
                                                                                              Percentage Change In Pay

1                Mining, Oil & Gas Exploration                                  5.6%
2                Utilities                                                                     4.2%
3                Professional, Scientific & Tech Services                    3.0%
4                Retail                                                                        2.7%
5 - Tie        Information, Media & Companies                             2.6%
5 - Tie        Wholesale Trade                                                       2.6%
7                Manufacturing                                                            2.5%
8 - Tie        Construction                                                              2.4%
8 - Tie        Transportation & Warehouse/Storage                         2.4%
10 - Tie      Arts, Entertainment & Recreation                               2.0%
10 - Tie      Finance & Insurance                                                  2.0%
12              Healthcare & Social Assistance                                  1.9%
13              Food Services & Accommodation                              1.5%
14              Real Estate & Rental Services                                     1.2%
15              Business Operation Support Services                          1.1%  






Search This Blog

Followers