The number of higher-wage jobs in Seattle is increasing rapidly: Percent change in the number of jobs in Seattle from third quarter 2014 to third quarter 2016, by hourly wage category

Hourly wage category Percent change
Jobs paying under $19/hr. -8.5%
Jobs paying over $19/hr. 21.2%
All jobs 11.8%

Source: EPI calculations using data from Jardim et al. (2017), Table 3

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