A rising economic tide is lifting workers’ pay, especially in Dallas County.
Private sector workers in Dallas saw average wages rise by 5.1% in the 12 months ended in September, according to newly released federal data. It was the biggest increase for the period since 2016, and Dallas County’s rise surpassed the average gain for the rest of the country.
That’s a reverse of recent trend. In four of the previous five years, wage growth in Dallas County had lagged increases nationwide.
Read more...Workers’ pay is rising faster in Dallas than the rest of the U.S. via Dallas Morning News