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As wages in the US continue to rise, what's the state of the economy?

Wages jumped by 5.7% on a yearly basis in the second quarter, compared to 5% in the first quarter in the US private sector. Image: Unsplash/Giorgio Trovato

Nate DiCamillo

Reporter, Quartz

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A graph showing yearly wage increases for US private sector workers from 2012-2022.
The latest employment cost data show that private-sector wage growth is accelerating. Image: Quartz.

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