U.S. median base salary grew 3 percent year-over-year in March to $51,336 per year, according to salaries reported on Glassdoor. That is tied with January’s number as the fastest pace…

Here are the U.S. Jobs With the Fastest, Slowest Wage Growth

Here are the U.S. Jobs With the Fastest, Slowest Wage Growth

U.S. median base salary grew 3 percent year-over-year in March to $51,336 per year, according to salaries reported on Glassdoor.

That is tied with January’s number as the fastest pace of pay growth recorded by Glassdoor in the three years of data reviewed as part of the site’s “Local Pay Reports.”

Los Angeles had the fastest year-over-year growth in median base pay of 4.4 percent in March, bringing L.A.’s median annual pay for full-time workers to $59,772 per year. Houston had the nation’s slowest pay growth among the metro areas examined, with median base pay rising just 1.3 percent year-over-year in March, to $54,435.

The job site also listed the jobs that saw the biggest and smallest pay increases since March 2016.

Here are the five jobs in the U.S. with the biggest percentage growth in base pay from one year ago:

Job Title Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $91,110 8.3%
Store Manager $49,363 7.9%
Customer Service Manager $54,273 7.4%
Recruiter $51,915 7.4%
Warehouse Associate $40,390 6.3%

The jobs with the slowest pay growth (or declines) year over year in March are:

Job Title Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $40,497 0.8%
Sales Manager $61,244 0.2%
Paralegal $47,424 0.0%
Java Developer $74,520 0.0%
Web Developer $61,767 -0.9%

 

 

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