Metro Phoenix At Work

Published: Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 1:13pm
Updated: Monday, August 7, 2017 - 7:50am

We examine what "high-wage" and "quality" jobs mean, where the jobs are today, where they'll be in the future and what elected officials are doing to attract jobs.

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ince the Great Recession, government leaders have made business friendly policies and job creation top priorities with politicians often touting "high-wage" and "quality" jobs. In this four-part series, we examine what "high-wage" and "quality" jobs mean, where the jobs are today, where they'll be in the future and what elected officials are doing to attract jobs.

VOTE: What do you consider a high-wage job?

By The Numbers

Here's an interactive look at local and national wages, employment and cost of living.

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Poll: What do you consider a high-wage job?

What do you consider a high-wage job?

At least $80,000.
49% (108 votes)
At least $100,000.
33% (74 votes)
At least $60,000.
16% (36 votes)
At least $40,000.
2% (4 votes)
Total votes: 222