According to job and recruiting site Glassdoor, the annual median base pay in the United States grew 1.0 percent year over year (YOY) in February 2018 to $51,975. The Glassdoor Local Pay Reports show pay growth is up from a revised 0.6 percent growth last month. Pay growth peaked more than a year ago in January 2017 at a revised 3.4 percent.
The biggest declines in YOY pay growth in February included bartender (down 6.8 percent to $29,969), professor (down 2.9 percent to $87,067), maintenance worker (down 2.4 percent to $39,490) and quality engineer (down 2.0 percent to $70,485).
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