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Where Are Paychecks Rising Fastest In Florida? Several Florida cities made the Top 10 in the nation when it comes to weekly paycheck amounts going up. We all know how crazy the job market has become. Some employers cant get new workers, others have trouble keeping the ones they have on board. If you are good at what you do, you might be in a good place to cash in. All over the country employers are increasing wages to keep the people they need, and want. When it comes to earning higher wages, Tampa St. Pete Clearwater is near the top of the heap nationwide.

Our Metro is ranked #3 when it comes to paychecks rising fast. Smartest Dollar research says average weekly paychecks increased from $1,194 to $1,302 in the last year. That’s up $106 bucks, or 9%. Miami topped that list by the way, at 12% over the previous year measured. Thinking about a move? See The Top 10 Cities average weekly paycheck increases below. Source TBBJ

  • 1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

    Up 12%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,446
    Average oaycheck 2020: $1,290

  • 2. Raleigh-Cary, NC

    Up 9.6%
    Non-adjusted percentage change in wages (YoY): +9.6%

    Average paycheck 2021: $1,405
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,282

  • 3. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

    Up 9%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,302
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,194

  • 4. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

    Up 8.8%
    Average paycheck 2021: $3,961
    Average paycheck 2020: $3,639

  • 5. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

    Up 8.4%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,639
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,512

  • 6. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

    Up 8.3%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,635
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,509

  • 7. Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN

    Up 8.3%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,398
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,291

  • 8. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

    Up 8.1%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,233
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,141

  • 9. Salt Lake City, UT

    Up 7.3%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,407
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,311

  • 10. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

    Up 7.2%
    Average paycheck 2021: $1,556
    Average paycheck 2020: $1,452