5 cities to move to if you want a pay raise

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LA is the place to be.
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Wages are increasing in the US, though some cities saw bigger gains that others.

According to Glassdoor’s latest Local Pay Report, year-over-year wages across the US increased 2% between August 2016 and August 2017. This is up slightly from 1.7% growth last month.

The below cities are all above average when it comes to wage growth:


4 (tie). Los Angeles

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Percent wage growth year-over-year: 2.1%

Median base pay: $59,972


4 (tie). Seattle

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Percent wage growth year-over-year: 2.1%

Median base pay: $60,487


3. Washington DC

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Percent wage growth year-over-year: 2.3%

Median base pay: $59,141


1 (tie). Boston

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Percent wage growth year-over-year: 2.4%

Median base pay: $58,731


1 (tie). San Francisco

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Percent wage growth year-over-year: 2.4%

Median base pay: $68,164