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36 Jobs With Wages Rising Faster Than Inflation

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36. RV parks and recreational camp workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +12.1%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $18.59
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $16.58
> Sector: Leisure and hospitality
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $20.01 (+7.8% in past year)

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35. Misc. nondepository credit intermediation bankers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +12.3%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $44.74
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $39.85
> Sector: Financial activities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $41.49 (+3.2% in past year)

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34. HVAC and refrigeration equipment workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +12.3%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $34.36
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $30.60
> Sector: Trade, transportation, and utilities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $27.74 (+4.4% in past year)

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33. Wireless telecommunications carrier workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +12.4%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $34.24
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $30.47
> Sector: Information
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $46.70 (+4.9% in past year)

32. Sporting goods store workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +12.5%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $21.37
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $19.00
> Sector: Retail trade
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $22.97 (+4.2% in past year)

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