Special Report

This Is the County With the Highest Wage Growth in America

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30. Travis County, TX
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.3%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,775
> Employment: 848,700
> Total population: 1,250,900
> Largest place in county: Austin

29. Weld County, CO
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.4%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,203
> Employment: 109,200
> Total population: 315,400
> Largest place in county: Greeley

28. Horry County, SC
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.5%
> Avg. weekly wage: $883
> Employment: 129,400
> Total population: 344,200
> Largest place in county: Myrtle Beach

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27. Manatee County, FL
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.5%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,103
> Employment: 136,900
> Total population: 393,800
> Largest place in county: Bradenton

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26. McHenry County, IL
> 1-yr. change in avg. weekly wage: +8.5%
> Avg. weekly wage: $1,112
> Employment: 94,900
> Total population: 307,300
> Largest place in county: Crystal Lake

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