Special Report

This Is the County With the Highest Wage Growth in America

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35. Jefferson Parish, LA
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.2%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,229
> Employment: 181,700
> Total population: 434,900
> Largest place in parish: Metairie

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34. Orange County, FL
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.2%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,306
> Employment: 870,100
> Total population: 1,373,800
> Largest place in county: Orlando

33. DeKalb County, GA
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.2%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,386
> Employment: 302,200
> Total population: 755,300
> Largest place in county: North Atlanta

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32. Greene County, MO
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.3%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,070
> Employment: 171,800
> Total population: 291,600
> Largest place in county: Springfield

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31. Johnson County, KS
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.3%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,421
> Employment: 355,500
> Total population: 597,600
> Largest place in county: Overland Park

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