In March Monster.com, a global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers recruiting to fill positions, published a report citing the top cities in the nation with the highest salary increases. Riverside came in tied with Boston for a lofty third place finish with an increase of 4.5% from Q4 2011 to Q4 2012.
The ranking was determined by employment-data provider PayScale who tracks wages for the most heavily populated U.S. metropolitan areas. Other cities in the top 5 included Dallas (#5, 4.3%), Seattle (#1 – tie, 4.8%) and Houston (#1 – tie, 4.8%). Other California cities in the top 20 include San Francisco (3.9%), Los Angeles (3.3%) and San Diego (2.7%).
To see the full list of the top 20 cities with the highest year-over-year salary increases, click here.