You would think some of the more sophisticated job titles would realize the biggest increases in wages, but according to Glassdoor’s latest ranking of jobs showing the fastest wage gains over the past year, it is job positions in lower-skill, lower-paying fields that are seeing the most growth.
In New York City, women earn about 89 cents on the dollar compared to men, and out of the 55 Fortune 500 companies in the five boroughs, only one has a female CEO.
The U.S. Department of Labor released statistics about the current job market on May 4th. The results pointed to a more promising situation for jobseekers than in recent months or years. Some highlights are as follows: