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36 Jobs With Wages Rising Faster Than Inflation

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26. Home furnishings store workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +13.2%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $26.01
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $22.98
> Sector: Retail trade
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $22.97 (+4.2% in past year)

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25. Floor covering store workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +13.2%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $32.84
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $29.00
> Sector: Retail trade
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $22.97 (+4.2% in past year)

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24. Convenience store workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +13.4%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $17.32
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $15.27
> Sector: Retail trade
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $22.97 (+4.2% in past year)

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23. Newspaper publishing workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +13.5%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $28.41
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $25.04
> Sector: Information
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $46.70 (+4.9% in past year)

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22. Tile and terrazzo contractors
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +13.5%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $32.28
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $28.45
> Sector: Construction
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $35.00 (+5.5% in past year)

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