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Weekly Paychecks Jumped $150 in June in a Dozen US Cities, Declined in NYC

Commuters walk through the Times Square subway station in New York.
Commuters walk through the Times Square subway station in New York.Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Average weekly wages jumped by at least $150 from a year earlier in a dozen mostly smaller US metropolitan areas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Two of the economy’s big high-income coastal hubs saw a move in the opposite direction, with the San Jose and New York City metro areas posting declines in average weekly pay.