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Houston Is Hotter Than You Think [infographic]


How much has your income increased or decreased since 2006? Maybe you should have moved to make more cash. According to the Q2 2012 results from The PayScale Index, if you were living in Houston, Seattle or Dallas, you might be a little richer right now.

Every quarter, online salary database releases a quarterly wrap up of wage trends for full-time, private-industry workers in the U.S. They pay special attention to major metros, like Boston and New York. See their rankings.

They also tell you which city's wages have made the most and least progress since 2006, the first year tracked by The PayScale Index. Through recession, wind and snow, these are the towns that managed to stay afloat or nearly sunk.

How does your city compare? Check out The PayScale Index for the full results of the study.

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