U.S. Workers on Wages by Geography

By Shilpa Ahuja August 28, 2018 at 12:01am

U.S. WORKERS SOUND OFF ON WAGES

EMPLOYEES THINK THEY ARE:

46% Underpaid
5% Overpaid
49% Paid fairly

WORKERS WHO SAID THEY’RE UNDERPAID BY CITY:

Cities with highest response of “Underpaid”

62% San Diego
50% Phoenix
54% Austin
53% Houston
50% Des Moines
50% St. Louis
53% Nashville
50% Cleveland
50% Pittsburgh
52% Philadelphia
50% Raleigh

Other cities included in the survey

45% Seattle
39% San Francisco
39% Los Angeles
49% Salt Lake City
46% Denver
37% Dallas
49% Minneapolis
41% Chicago
48% Indianapolis
46% Detroit
43% Cincinnati
44% Atlanta
44% Charlotte
44% Washington, D.C.
37% New York
44% Boston
33% Miami

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers in the United States

For more information on salaries, visit roberthalf.com/salary-guide

© 2018 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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