US Compensation Trends - The PayScale Index

Organizations need precise and timely data, along with the capabilities to accurately analyze that data. This will help them to make informed decisions when allocating a limited compensation budget. The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 categories, for three company sizes and 12 industries across 31 major Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the United States.

In the 2017 Q2 Index for the US you’ll see:

  • Nominal wage growth for Q2 2017
  • Highlights of regional wage growth for Q2
  • Trends for specific industries in 2017


2017 Q2 The PayScale Index: United States