What’s Your Real Pay? Hint: You’re Actually Losing Ground

What’s Your Real Pay? Hint: You’re Actually Losing Ground

The Q2 2018 PayScale Index showed wages declined 0.9% in comparison to Q1 2018. The PayScale Real Wage Index, which measure wage growth in relation to inflation, dropped 1.8% over the last quarter – the biggest decline in seven years. Due to inflation rising faster than wage growth, workers in Q2 2018 earned 1.4% less in “real wages” than they did one year ago.