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36 Jobs With Wages Rising Faster Than Inflation

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16. Other activities related to real estate finance workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +14.6%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $46.45
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $40.52
> Sector: Financial activities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $41.49 (+3.2% in past year)

15. Support activities for road transportation workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +14.8%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $27.50
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $23.96
> Sector: Transportation and warehousing
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $28.31 (+5.3% in past year)

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14. Material handling equipment manufacturing
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +15.0%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $32.88
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $28.58
> Sector: Durable goods manufacturing
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $32.51 (+3.5% in past year)

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13. Travel agents
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +15.2%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $30.48
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $26.46
> Sector: Professional and business services
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $38.62 (+4.2% in past year)

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12. Alcoholic beverage trade and transportation workers
> 1-yr. change in avg. hourly earnings: +15.4%
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2022: $37.19
> Avg. hourly earnings, August 2021: $32.23
> Sector: Trade, transportation, and utilities
> Avg. hourly earnings across sector: $27.74 (+4.4% in past year)

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