US wage growth accelerated slightly in February, according to data from Glassdoor. The annual median base pay in the US grew 1.0% year over year in February to $51,975, up from the 0.6% revised pay growth in January. Pay growth peaked more than a year ago in January 2017 at a revised 3.4%.
Among the 10 metros tracked, wage growth was fastest in San Francisco, up 3.1% to $69,276, and Washington, DC, up 1.9% to $59,780. Houston, which saw slow to negative wages in 2017, was up 1.3% in February to $55,621. Chicago growth remained flat at $56,304.
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