Weekly Wages http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Weekly Wages Increase http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-weekly-wages-increase <p>Good news for Pittsburghers: more people are joining the workforce and they’re getting paid more.</p><p>At a 1.3 percent growth, Pittsburgh had the second highest increase of weekly wages compared to the same quarter last year, only behind Cincinnati, which had a 1.4 percent growth.</p><p>This is according to Pittsburgh Today, a regional analytical organization that compares the city to 14 benchmark areas around the country with categories ranging from arts and environment to government and economy.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 17533 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Weekly Wages Up, But Increase Could Be Short-Lived http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-weekly-wages-increase-could-be-short-lived <p>Pittsburghers' average weekly wages are up, but slow job growth this year could make it short-lived.</p><p>According to <a href="http://www.pittsburghtoday.org/home.html">Pittsburgh Today</a>, a regional analytical organization, the <a href="http://www.pittsburghtoday.org/view_AverageWeeklyWagesMSA.html">average weekly wages</a> in Pittsburgh increased by 3.5 percent in 2012, the second largest increase year-over-year behind Cincinnati, which had a 3.8 percent increase.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 21:06:51 +0000 Michael Lynch 12399 at http://wesa.fm